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A few hints to make your business trip easier.

Traveling

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If there weren’t any windows, I don’t think I would know that I was on a plane, I thought to myself as I sat on the upper deck of a new Airbus A380 leaving Guanzhou, China and heading to Los Angeles, my least favorite airport. This was a new route for me and so far […]

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Are The Vietnamese Killing Their Own Tourism?

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I tend to travel a lot and in doing so I meet other travelers, business travelers mostly but a few backpackers here and there and I seem to be getting the same story all the time, “Vietnam would have been great if it weren’t for the people”. That sounds harsh but I must admit I […]

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Does Bangkok Still Have Thai Food?

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I recently had a week layover in Bangkok which, being one of my favorite places, I was really looking forward to going there. I had just been in Taiwan for three months and couldn’t wait to have some great Thai food. I usually stay in the Sukhumvit area and there are plenty of restaurants that […]

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A Quick Guide To The Chinese Business Trip

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It’s Not America First things first, it’s not America. Let me say that again, It’s Not America. Don’t be the kind of person who travels to a foreign country and then complains they don’t speak English. I know that sounds obvious but I’ve heard more than one individual comment, “This would be easier if they […]

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Stay Out Of The Cemetery

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Chinese cemeteries on the other hand are a mystery to me. Putting aside the fact that I can’t read Chinese, the symbolism just seems mystical. Small lion statues guarding the entrance, paintings of a Phoenix usually adorn the walls. Headstones with gold inscriptions face east or west to catch the sun. A small statue of […]

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