Posts tagged Beijing
7 Social Norms from Around the Globe That Might Not Sound So Normal to Americans

It could easily be argued that the U.S. is near the top of the list when it comes to countries that are so contained within their own bubbles that people tend not to think about the way life is lived in other places. That in mind, here are some social norms from other parts of the world that may sound a little odd to American ears.

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Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: Consider Riding the Rails to Your Next Destination

Maybe it’s just me, but these days it seems that taking a passenger train is one of the last things we think of when considering how we’ll make our way to whatever vacation destination may await. Why is this?

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The NY Times' 52 Places to Go in 2018: Reaction, Highlights & Other Tidbits

Christmas and New Year's Eve and Day have come and gone, and I bet you thought the holidays were over, didn't you? Well, guess again, because The New York Times just released its list of "52 Places to Go in 2018" and I'm partying like it's 1999 all over again.

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China: Journey to the Other Side of the World

On my list of places to visit, Asia had never really presented a particular draw for me. So I surprised myself in May 2015 when the pieces fell into position and I spent most of the month on the other side of the world in China.

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Buenos Aires vs. Beijing: Which is the Better City?

One is the capital of Argentina, the other the capital of China, and, amazingly, I've visited both in the last three years.

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