Sensing China
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15.03.2018 — 181 views

More Understanding Less Stereotyping


When we discard stereotypes we start to see real people. And it always turns out that on the inside, they’re a lot like us.
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The Red Pajamas

Every visitor to China forms their own unique opinion, and foreign-born residents tend to fancy themselves “China experts” within the space of a couple of months or so. As they ...
25.02.2018 — 250 views
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Beijing: Past and Present

After a glance at Beijing’s skyline today, it would be hard to imagine its appearance in the 1970s, when the Beijing Hotel was the tallest building in downtown Beijing.
24.01.2018 — 387 views
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Wuyi Mountains Rocking Tea

A splendid history, charming landscapes and unique tea culture make a visit to the Wuyi Mountains highly recommended. I have visited the mountain range several times. Each visit...
29.12.2017 — 704 views
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A Whole New World

I have visited Guangxi twice. People say the first trip is unique. However, that wasn’t my experience. The second time around, I still couldn’t believe what I saw.
08.11.2017 — 689 views
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23.10.2017 — 1013 views

Beijing’s Hutongs: City Inside a City


I have a hutong crush. A hutong area is a city inside a city, a community secluded from the rest of the capital yet right in the center of it.
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Shangri-La and Yading: A Storybook Landscape

Shangri-la, the inspiration for the hidden land described by James Hilton in his novel Lost Horizon, overwhelmed us with its Tibetan Buddhist monastery and beautiful scenery. We...
19.09.2017 — 1176 views
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The 798 Art District: Gallery of Galleries

Located in the northeastern part of Beijing and a conveniently short walk from Wangjing South Bus Station, the 798 Art District has been one of my favorite spots since I arrived...
16.08.2017 — 485 views
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Dali and Tiger Leaping Gorge: The Amazing Trip Continues

We left Yuanyang and headed for Dali and Tiger Leaping Gorge. Of all the pictures we attempted to take, there was not even one that showed the true magnificence of what we saw.
16.07.2017 — 881 views
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Lessons from Yuanyang

There are massive places hiding in the world, and when you are in front of them, you can feel how big they are. The rice terraces in the south of Yunnan Province are one such pl...
29.06.2017 — 636 views

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