Archive for Category: "china"
I spent a lot of this year in churches. In my foreigners-only church, we sit in the small front chapel of a Chinese church and listen to the pastor, whose name is actually Shane Sauce (his wife’s name is Star Sauce… really though), preach. We sing worship songs with the choir. We stand on our feet and clap, and sometimes we cry. And there is always prayer.
n April 2011, I spent a week and a half backpacking in Yunnan Province, China, checking out the famous cities of Lijiang and Shangri-la. Yunnan was beautiful, and it’s not hard to see why so many tourists, both foreign and Chinese, travel to Yunnan for sightseeing
To the budget traveler, budget airlines are a godsend. They’re a great way to save on the costs of traveling from Point A to Point B. However, budget airlines have restrictions that do not apply to regular airlines.
Train travel is almost always the cheapest and most convenient way to travel throughout China. With China’s extensive train network, travelers can span long distances for a fraction of the cost of a plane ticket. Well, most of the time
Whether you’ve spent your day temple-hopping, hiking the Great Wall, scooting around a traditional courtyard hutong neighborhood in a rickshaw, or like this author, hunched at your desk making lesson plans, there are few things more refreshing than ending the day with a cold brew or two. Or three or four.