The first time I heard about Yellow Mountain (“Huangshan”) was when my dad showed me an old black-and-white photo in which he, a then-7-year-old boy, stood in front of a gray mountain and grinned widely.
To fully immersed in a foreign culture, you want to eat like locals, shop like locals, and play like locals. But what about accommodation? Now with the option of Airbnb, visitors can live like locals.
Traveling to a foreign country without knowing their language could be daunting. That is exactly how we felt when we arrived in Japan.
If someone wants to make a movie of five thousand years of Chinese history, half of the scenes would (arguably) be shot in Xi’an, the capital of 13 dynasties in ancient China. Xi’an is famed for its historical significance and laced with relics of ancient treasure.
Every time we visited China, we flew in and out from Beijing Airport and had never thought to explore around the airport area. This time, on the night before we departed from Beijing,
Jess never thought that he would not be the faster runner in fifth grade. After all, he had trained every day of the summer to claim the title. Moreover, he was topped off by the new girl named Leslie.
A combination of a chocolate factory, a water-park, and an amusement park, Hershey Park is an ideal place for vacation.
Julie Sims in Deep Water by Watt Key is in charge of two clients after her father falls sick. A fun, recreational activity turns into a fight for survival.
In the book, “Game Changer”, an incoming freshman, Teddy, who had a passion towards football, went into a coma for an unknown reason after participating in a football camp.
It was May, but the chilly breeze in Minnesota still reminded me of the last trace of winter. I visited Minneapolis, MN, for a conference this spring and was impressed by the beauty and serenity of the city.