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Keep Your Money Secure When You Travel

Traveling is exciting.  It can be fun.  Traveling lets us see the world through a different lens.  But, traveling also put us on edge.  New surroundings, unfamiliar language, different climates, time changes, and unusual currency are unsettling. Knowing your travel...

What is Hong Kong?

If you are the type of person that likes to start arguments, ask your Chinese friends if Hong Kong is its own Country or just another part of China.  Officially Hong Kong is an Administrative Region of China. A British Colony from 1842 -1997, Hong Kong is like parts...

Futuristic Green City in China

  More than 8 million people live in the Eastern Chinese city of Nanjing.  It is the capital city of the Jiangsu province and is part of the Yangtze River delta region.  A unique construction project is in underway in the city that visionaries hope will be the...

See the Taj Mahal at Night

The image of the Taj Mahal is one recognized around the world.  It was built for the wife of Emperor Shah Jahan upon her death in 1631.  The mausoleum took 22 years to complete and 20,000 men.  Constructed mostly from marble, the dome is adorned with precious and...

The Dragon Boats are Coming

The date of the Duanwu (端午) or Dragon Boat festival changes from year to year based on the Chinese lunar calendar.  But it always takes place on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month.  In 2019, that is Friday, June 7th.  The festival continues through the weekend. There...

Layover at Incheon

The Incheon International Airport near Seoul Korea sees about 60 million visitors per year.  Americans traveling to Asian countries often find themselves with long layovers in this airport.  If time allows you should definitely see what Seoul has to offer.  If you are...