Chengdu Pandas – Part 1 – The Research Base

Part 1  |  Part 2 Never mind the name - The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding - this is a zoo, and a...

PHOTOS: Shanghai Tower Under Construction

Photos of the Shanghai Tower under construction in 2012 as seen from the Jin Mao Tower. When completed in 2015 the 121-story tower will...

VIDEO: Yangshuo Bicycle Tour Part 3

This segment was one of the more interesting of our bike tour, with small villages, rice paddies and a stunning backdrop of Karst mountains....

Bund to Pudong Sightseeing Tunnel

The Chinese excel at putting lights on things and charging admission. That's the case with a tram that runs in a tunnel underneath the...

Yangshuo Bike Tour Part 5: More Yulong River

We continue our bicycle ride parallel to the Yulong River in Yangshuo County, starting at a water wheel on the river and continuing to...

Cabin 511 on the Cruise Ship Victoria Katarina

The cabin (511 on the Victoria Katarina cruise ship) on our Yangtze River cruise was so awesome I'm devoting an entire blog posting to...

VIDEO: Beijing to Shanghai Bullet Train Leaves Station

After everything we had seen - the Yangtze river cruise, the Three Gorges Dam, and the Great Wall to name a few - we...

World’s Largest Building – The New Century Global Center in Chengdu – Part 1

Part 1 - The Entrance The words to describe the New Century Global Center in Chengdu, China are stupendous, unbelievable, and incomprehensible. It is the...

Shanghai Rock Building

Traveling to the Jade Buddha Temple by car we noticed an unusual building with a rock facade. It's in or near the Putuo District...