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A Top Ten Of China Is Just A Start. What Else Do You Suggest?
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A Top Ten Of China Is Just A Start. What Else Do You Suggest?

Who doesn’t like top tens? They reel me in all the time, but they have their limitations. We all know China could fill up top ten lists in its sleep, so the one compiled over at National Geographic Traveler really doesn’t do the place justice. I’m always up for some […]

Asia On Two Wheels
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Asia On Two Wheels

Places like Taiwan, China, Laos, and Japan maybe more known for their motor bikes, or their overly utilitarian use of bicycles. This WSJ article, explores a less popular way to get moving through, and in touch with, the cultures of these these countries. The article states, “Sometimes the truest way to experience a […]

Please Bump Your Head Carefully
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Please Bump Your Head Carefully

The reign of Chinglish, the inaccurate public displays of translations, and the source of enjoyment for visitors to China, may soon come to an end in Shanghai. Although you can decipher the message in almost all cases, the numerous files of digital photos telling you to, “leave your values at […]

China Meets Waikiki: Surfin’ Hainan Island
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China Meets Waikiki: Surfin’ Hainan Island

Hainan Island, China’s southernmost province (geographically it seems more Vietnam than China), may not be a world-famous getaway just yet, but that will likely be changing very soon. Its tropical landscapes, giant beaches and surfing opportunities are helping to spur a boom in travel to a very un-Chinese like part […]

Top 15 “See-Them-Before-They’re Gone” Sights
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Top 15 “See-Them-Before-They’re Gone” Sights

Smithsonian’s cataloging their top 15 historic/artistic sights on the verge of a total breakdown, including sights ranging from the incredibly long (Route 66, U.S.A.) to the incredibly old (Jaisalmer Fort, India). Other sights that make the list include the Port City of Coro, Venezuela; the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem; […]

Send TheExpeditioner.com To China (Or Else!)
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Send TheExpeditioner.com To China (Or Else!)

Those always industrious elves over in the TripFilms.com tree house are always up to something creative, and this week was no exception: they announced the finalists for their first annual Trippy Awards, a contest recognizing the many travel video contributors to their site. In addition to what has been described […]

Searching For Bliss In The Land Of Shangri-La
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Searching For Bliss In The Land Of Shangri-La

By Lizzie Simon On my last night in the Yunnan Province in rural Southwest China, I encountered three handsome, blond horses lingering at the entrance of my reconstructed Tibetan lodge. They had wandered in from one of the neighboring Naxi tribe’s wheat farms. I had spent the entire week making […]

Forget The Casinos, See The Real Macau
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Forget The Casinos, See The Real Macau

It didn’t take long for tiny Macau, officially a “Special Administrative Region of China” — whatever that is — to overtake Las Vegas as the biggest gambling city in the world. The real shame is how many of those 20 million who hit the tables so far this year didn’t […]

Fear And Loathing In Macau
Fear and Loathing in Macau

Fear And Loathing In Macau

With Its Mix Of Modern Casinos And Historic Portuguese Past, Macau Is A Land Of Contrasts By Justin Calderon Just down the cobblestone alley from the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a heavy-set British woman is being served a Portuguese egg tart by a Chinese street vendor. The air smells […]

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