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Traveling with your Teenagers

Anyone who has traveled to other countries will tell you that the experience causes a permanent shift in how one sees the world.  It is one thing to read about other countries. But quite another to open all of your senses to a completely different place. Those who...

Visit China’s City of Rivers

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, is a historical city of industry, technology, and education.  Wuhan University is one of the most selective schools in China.  It has one of the most beautiful campuses too.  Many foreign students participate in nearly the 100...

Spicy Food and Pandas – The Great City of Chengdu

Pandas and Spicy Food The province of Sichuan is located on the banks of the Yangtze River in Western China.  Its capital, Chengdu (translated "The Hibiscus City") is home to nearly 8 million people. It is the 4th largest city in China.  Chengdu is known worldwide as...

Do I Need a Travel Visa?

Think of a travel visa like a permission slip.  A visa is issued by the Country you plan to visit and gives you permission be there.  Your visa allows you to enter a country, to remain there for a specific length of time, and to leave at the end of your trip. A...

Your trip to Japan

The island nation of Japan is a place of endless wonder with a rich social and economic history. Travelers enjoy gourmet food, modern art, well-maintained historical sites, and a state of the art rail system. "Pop culture is one of Japan's biggest exports. Across the...