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Time and Travel – East Asia

Time is an interesting construct. It can seem to drag for eternity (and what is eternity?) or it can zoom by before you have a chance to realize that it happened at all. Long time or short time. Is...

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Upon My Rocky Path

Traveling alone without speaking the local language is no simple task.  Why, then, do I continue to do it? This was a question I was asking myself two winters ago when I was traveling alone to...

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Asia’s Fall Festival Calendar

Planning an autumn family vacation in Asia is not only affordable, it's also the best time of year to travel the region as countries such as India, China and Japan come to life with autumn festivals...

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Nobel Peace Prize Received by Empty Chair

Israeli singer Idan Raichel performed with American soul singer India.Arie at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert held December 11th in Oslo, Norway. The two artists performed "Gift of Acceptance"...

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My experience of studying in China, homestay in Shanghai

I came to Shanghai about three weeks ago to study the Chinese language in a local university. First thing I did when I arrived was to look for a place to live. As it was my first time coming...

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The Smiles of China

     I had always been a fan of travel since I was a little girl. For most of my life, that had been the occasional trip to my grandma’s in Iowa, or a trip to Branson,...

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Southbound Train Leaving Beijing

48 hours in a sleeper car is a very.  long.  time.I’m on a two-day long train ride headed south from Beijing to Yunnan Province.  It’s a huge trip, two weeks in Southern China...

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Chinese (updated)

A shy junior boy silently slips into room 206, staring at the floor, avoiding others’ gazes as he does. He is immediately taken aback by the state of the room. As if occupied by feuding siblings,...

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China 2010

 Hello, my name is Ramdat Singh and I am currently a 11th grader. I was very grateful for the opportunity to travel to China alongside Angel Acosta, Ashley Williams, Bonnie Maldonado, Kevin Montalvo,...

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