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Lunch with King Ding and Snotting Cat-Beef on a Shanghai Lazy Susan

When Kingful Ding of Shanghai, China (no, I am not making that name up) asked me to be the guest of honor at a lunch in his villa I accepted the invitation with enthusiasm. 1,509 more words

Career

Delightfully Chaotic

“She is delightfully chaotic;
A beautiful mess.
Loving her is a splendid adventure.”

- Steve Maraboli

A colleague once introduced me as “the most fascinating whirling dirvish” she’d ever met. 156 more words

Musings

Gypsy Cabs and a Rape Whistle

I arrived in Qingdao, China at midnight on a half-full flight of sleepy business men who hadn’t checked luggage. I moseyed my way over to luggage pick up alone and registered the odd fact that the baggage carousel lights were out, but the slow whir produced my lonely green… 1,030 more words

Career

Airport Zen

Park and Ride drop offs; shoes-off-tech-out security screenings; gate change; screaming kids; and octogenarians who have never flown before all collide into one frenetic, frustrating, infuriating pulse during the experience that is airplane travel. 433 more words

Musings

Hundreds of flights canceled at China, difficult season for Tourism

Hundreds of flights canceled at China, difficult season for Tourism

Hundreds of flights to and from eastern China were canceled or delayed on Monday and state media warned that more disruption should be expected in the coming weeks. 469 more words

Cultural Differences - The Rebuttal

Of course, you are going to run into cultural differences when you travel. On our last trip to China, I mentioned to our guide that driving techniques are quite different when comparing our two countries. 200 more words

Life

Never Eat Where You Can Sit to Pee

A few general rules to follow when traveling abroad …

1. Never carry what you can roll.
2. Eat before you’re hungry.
3. Never miss a chance to pee.

Musings