Posts from China

Hong Kong, China

Last night, while boarding a plane in Hong Kong, we got mysteriously upgraded to business class and rerouted to a different boarding tunnel. At the door of the plane, the woman asked if we wanted to see the eclipse. She … Continue reading

Shanghai, China

On the Mag-Lev to Shanghai airport; the world's fastest train. The trip lasts just over 7 minutes. It takes 5 minutes to reach top speed, then pretty much immediately starts to break. I'm gonna go out on a limb and … Continue reading

Beijing, China

Unwittingly stumbled into Beijing on the last night of the Chinese New Year celebrations. Once the sun goes down, this happens on every third street corner:   There are no barriers or safety precautions of any kind. Cars weave around … Continue reading