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Tales from the Road

Lost in Translation in Hangzhou

“Welcome to the back!” proclaimed an English sign at the front door of a small Chinese restaurant in Hangzhou, a city in China, known for its West Lake. It was here where Marco Polo once sailed, mesmerized by its stunning beauty, and declared the place in ancient times as “the most

A Sad Couchsurfing Story

Some people come into our lives and quickly go—and when they do, we are never ever the same again.   This true, sad couchsurfing story shared by our guest blogger, KiwiMalay, proves that even strangers who met in a fleeting moment of time can share fleeting memories worth to be remembered for a

My Ten-Minute Boyfriend

Once upon a time, a girl friend of mine asked me a favor to show his newly-acquired boyfriend around — anywhere in Beijing. She was busy at work and couldn’t ask for a leave, even for a day. I agreed, of course. It’s my expertise—showing men what I’ve got. I
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