Beijing in White

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Beijing, China, is a city with seasons. It has been a while since I truly experienced all four seasons, so I’m excited to be in a place that has them all. When I... READ MORE

Beijing’s Bell and Drum Towers

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A young woman sacrificing herself to save her father and his fellow artisans is just one of the things that makes a visit to Beijing’s Bell and Drum Towers an interesting cultural experience,... READ MORE

Tours of the Summer Palace

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On my first visit to the Summer Palace four years ago, I declared that I wanted one. After recently visiting twice in the past month, I have to say that sentiment hasn’t changed.... READ MORE

Beijing Ghost Tour

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Old cities like Beijing generally boast their fair share of disembodied spirits wandering around or in China’s case zombie-esque beings lumbering about. That’s right, in Chinese culture spirits are a lot more physical... READ MORE