Shanghai Old City

After visiting the ultramodern section of Shanghai, complete with supertall skyscrapers, it was off to the Old City of Shanghai, the traditional, historical center...

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...

Most Beautiful McDonalds in the World?

For me, a McDonald's in a foreign country can be a lifesaver. Though I rarely eat at McDonald's in America, the lack of American...
Chengdu China

Walk Around Chengdu

If it wasn't for the pandas, few Americans would have ever heard the name Chengdu. Yet, here's another huge Chinese city (of 15 million...

PHOTOS: Yangshuo Bike Ride Part 2

Our journey continued into a beautiful area where several Yangshuo-area boutique/eco/retreat hotels call home. Up until this area, we had come across only five...

Climbing Moon Hill

Looking at Moon Hill from below you might think it would take hours to climb to the arch. Yet we did it in sixteen...

Three Gorges Dam Part 2

Part 1 | Part 2 We were bused to the Three Gorges Dam from our cruise ship the Victoria Katarina. It was a pleasant ride...
World's Largest Building

World’s Largest Building – The New Century Global Center in Chengdu – Part 2

Part 2 - The Atrium The New Century Global Center looks huge from the outside, but you don't realize the enormity of the building until...
Yangshuo Walk

PHOTOS: Walk Around Yangshuo (Part Two)

We continue our walk around Yangshuo, China into a non-tourist area where fish, produce and poultry are sold. Photos