OPINION: Would you rather communicate or have a petty battle of intellect?
China hasn't had a one child policy for an extended amount of time. But it's family planning policies are still in effect, only this time they may not be of much use.
China is very rapidly becoming "mall-ified" as large swaths of its urban areas are being redeveloped as self-contained residential/ commercial clusters centered around shopping malls. What effect does this have on the culture?
Going between the islands of Flores and Sumba shows what life aboard an Indonesian Ferry is really like.
I stepped into a migrant worker camp in a new city on the outskirts of Shanghai and caught a glimpse of what life is like for China's 40+ million construction workers.
Travel is tough, but the traveler needs to be tougher. Here's how Gar Williams, the 66 year old Senior Vagabond stays fit enough to continue moving through the world.
Many ancient customs of China live on in the modern age. Kau Cim fortune telling is one of them.
Want to earn some travel funds without committing to a long term job -- or even one you need to do everyday? Try substitute teaching. Here's how.
A travel tip about how to sign contracts when traveling without going around looking for a scanner and printer.
There are many ways to travel the world that go beyond backpacking to tourist sites or teaching English. The Atypical Travel series on Vagabond Journey features individuals who are living lives on the road but typically fall off the radar of what we think of when we say "world traveler." This week's installment features Adam Williams, an international smokestack tester.
How much is the 51 billion dollars that Russia spent on the Olympics really?
A look at the Manggarai culture of Wae Rebo village, deep in the rainforest of Flores, Indonesia.
An off-hand snapshot landed the author in a police interrogation room in remote Xinjiang. Discover the tactics he used to break free.
I looked out my window and said, "Oh no, not again . . . oh wait, maybe . . . . just maybe . . . could this really be fog? It was, and it was beautiful. Check out these photos of the almost mystical fog that covered Xiamen a couple of evenings ago.
The Laoye Temple waters, otherwise known as the Bermuda Triangle of the East, have seen the disappearance of thousands of ships over the centuries, and remains one of the world's remaining big mysteries. This is the story of what I found there.
How a journey to China's largest freshwater lake ended up a hike in a mudflat.