If California makes the rest of the world look authentic... July 1st 2014 ... China makes California look authentic! This, at least, seems to be the perspective of most Western visitors to the Middle Kingdom. Last week I had the chance to spend 6 days in Dalian, a harbor city in China's North-Eastern Liaoning province. Dalian, also called the "Hong Kong of the North" (...), is relatively small with about 6 million inhabitants in the urban area (thats about twice the pop ... read more
Asia » China » Liaoning » Dalian 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
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I have a PhD in tourism and I want to use this platform to share my experiences of traveling and living in different countries - but also to discuss concepts, issues and philosophical dilemmas that travelers face.
I guess I am a sort of existentialist. Addicted to travel, philosophy, philosophy of travel and travel philosophy. Yes, these are all the same things.
Spent lots of years living and traveling in Asia. If you like salsa-music, there is a big chance we wouldn't be friends.
I also like Italian and Vietnamese coffee. Most other types of coffee should b... full info