I have lots of favorite things, but two that are right up there on the list are road trips and Chinese history.
Last week I found a way to combine those two loves by listening to episodes of the fantastic China History Podcast while driving across Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana.
If you are a Chinese history buff or just want an accessible way to learn a bit more, then this podcast is for you.
It is the brainchild of Lazlo Montomery, a businessman from Southern California (not originally, as you can tell by his accent) who started it for the joy of educating people about Chinese history. What’s not to love about that?
For my next road trip, I’ve got the 8-part History of the Cultural Revolution cued up.
I would love to have listened to these on our drive to Alaska in June, but Chinese history is NOT one of my sister’s and mom’s favorite things, so they put the kabash on that idea from the get-go.