Category Archives: Travel

Packing

A line of thoughts during today’s process of packing for China. You have to embrace the anxiety. Continue reading

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How to Make Cheap Phone Calls to China With Skype

Staying in touch with your friends and family while abroad can get quite expensive if you are always dialing straight out on your phone. Here is a way to still use your cell phone and be able to afford three square meals. Continue reading

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Returning to China

It seems that it has been quite the substantial intro to my traveling back to China, but after much time I am finally headed back.¬† The intro is over, and in just about two weeks I will be returning to … Continue reading

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10 Things I’ll Miss While in China

I’m headed back to China in a bit more than a month, and despite being very excited, there are some simple things that I will certainly miss. Continue reading

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China Visa and Paul Theroux’s New Book

A visa, too many options, and a great interview with famed travel writer Paul Theroux. I didn’t interview him, but who cares! Worth reading anyway. Continue reading

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Getting an Expedited China Visa

My thoughts and experiences with the interesting process of applying for a China Visa through a passport agency. All interested should consult with their bank. Continue reading

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Applying for a Chinese Visa

I would like to go back to China this coming summer, and such a trip will require that I obtain a new Chinese visa. ¬†Obtaining a visa to head the China is not particularly difficult, however figuring out which one … Continue reading

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Back Home

We finally made it back home yesterday afternoon, 30 hours after starting our trip in Miami. This disaster of a travel day was the result of a variety of problems that just happened to occur at the perfectly bad time. Continue reading

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Buddha, Revisited

If you haven’t been able to tell, I’ve been having a hell of a time trying to find things to post and write about. ¬†Earlier on, I was scanning through the large number of photos that I haven’t yet used … Continue reading

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CUCAS: Large Cost, Reasonable Results

A long while back I went on a bit of a rant over the China University and College Admission System (CUCAS), as I felt that I had been mislead by their representation of the service that they offered. I have … Continue reading

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