by Tess Humphrys


Getting my first hair cut in Ningbo

One of the potentially most traumatic things a girl has to go through is finding a new hairdresser.

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By Wyn Jenkins

The Shanghai Subway

This is my observations of travel on the Shanghai subway, written as guide to someone who has never used it.

By Josephine Brauner

An unforgettable night in a tent in Huangshan

Last year's springtime had been the perfect moment to finally visit the Yellow Mountain area (Huangshan) to go for a hike and see the beautiful scenery that attracts so many visitors.

By Kathy De Leye

In Yangshuo for 4 years

Kungfu is a whole philosophy and is a big part of Chinese culture. I have always watched kungfu movies, because I loved their movements.

By Smith Samuel

Snowstorm on Huangshan

In the weeks, then days, then hours leading up to our ascent of Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) in Anhui province, I kept up a steady refrain to my girlfriend: "You can take the cable car; I'm going to take the Western Steps."

By Mike Igoe

Unfortunate footwear and fortunes

Officially at least, the Chinese New Year celebrations are over. But it seems some are still keeping the "party alive" since I continue to hear a lot of fireworks.

By Nick Compton

Running the Xiamen Marathon

As I passed the 35 kilometer mark, my legs already rubber and my will power beginning to fade, I saw a familiar sign – 'Nick, You Are the Best.'