Shanghai so far February 16th 2010 I was told that half of the population of Shanghai has disappeared for the week long Spring Festival. I thought that was someone over exaggerating because that would mean 10 million people have left the largest city in China. After being here for a couple days I think that is right. Walking through downtown Shanghai (what I think is downtown anyway) and to see the streets bare is something you wo ... read more
Asia » China » Shanghai For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
The Traveling Canadian
Quitting, whether a job or a habit means taking a turn so as to be sure you’re still moving in the direction of your dreams. In this way, quitting a job to go vagabonding should never be seen as the need of something grudging and unpleasant. Rather it’s a vital step in the beginning something new and wonderful.
What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds. When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then. ... full info