Everyone needs to have take comfort food with them when they travel. According to this story, the comfort food of choice for Chinese travelers is instant noodles. A recent survey showed that more than 30% make sure they have a supply of instant noodles with them when they travel: The practice is popular among both […]
The Chinese are Coming!
During my first year in China (1984) I was an English teacher at a small teachers college in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. My students were middle school English teachers in smaller cities around the province. Many had previously been Russian teachers, but were now being re-trained as English teachers. For most of them, I was the […]
Cruising the Yangtze
The website A Luxury Travel Blog recently posted a list of the 4 best cruise ships on the Yangtze River. At almost four thousand miles long, the Yangtze is Asia’s longest river and the third longest in the world. Historically it divides the North and South of China providing a natural barrier against invaders and […]