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Kowloon: Hong Kong’s Secret Side
China

Kowloon: Hong Kong’s Secret Side

Hong Kong is a popular destination for travelers, but deciding what to see can be a bit tricky. Contributing writer Lilit Marcus explains why Kowloon, which is north of Hong… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Sea Turtles on Hainan Island
China / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Help Sea Turtles on Hainan Island

Hainan Island is the southernmost province of the People’s Republic of China, and is located in the South China Sea. It is positioned close to Vietnam, and is home to… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: Ya’an Panda Conservation Center
Asia / China / Eco Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: Ya’an Panda Conservation Center

Who doesn’t love pandas? Don’t just ogle them at the zoo or send a check to a charity to help save this endangered species. This week’s Voluntourism Spotlight shows you an… Read More…

A First-Timer’s Guide to Taiwan’s Highlights and Lowlights
Asia / China / Culinary Travel / Cultural Immersion / Destinations / Festivals / Museums / Travel News

A First-Timer’s Guide to Taiwan’s Highlights and Lowlights

In many cases, Americans don’t even know where Taiwan is and fewer have ever gone there. Despite posturing about “who really is China” and “who belongs to whom,” we’ve always… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Taichung, Taiwan–February 11, 2012
Asia / China / Festivals / Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Taichung, Taiwan–February 11, 2012

If  Taiwan isn’t on your bucket list yet, listen up.  

Hear why Peter recently made his way to the nation in his most recent Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast from Taichung,… Read More…

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Hong Kong–January 7, 2012
Asia / China / Radio Show

Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio–Hong Kong–January 7, 2012

If you missed this weekend’s Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio broadcast from The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, you can download the full podcast of the show or listen to it streaming right… Read More…

Macau, China: World’s Wealthiest Gambling City
Asia / China / Destinations / Luxury Travel / Travel News

Macau, China: World’s Wealthiest Gambling City

When you think of the most profitable gambling city, it’s probably Las Vegas or Monte Carlo and not Macau, China. But, it turns out that in just four years this… Read More…

From Dirt to Pearl, Shopping Beijing’s Many Markets: Postcard From Suzy Gershman
China / Hotels & Accommodations / Luxury Travel / Shopping / Travel News

From Dirt to Pearl, Shopping Beijing’s Many Markets: Postcard From Suzy Gershman

Dear Peter, I don’t speak or read Chinese but I often play ‘The License Plate Game”  as I travel, which taught me the Chinese kanji symbol for Beijing. I needed this… Read More…

Shanghai Shopping & Eating Plus Shanghai Hotel Reviews: Postcard From Suzy Gershman
Asia / China / Destinations / Luxury Travel / Shopping / Trains / Travel News

Shanghai Shopping & Eating Plus Shanghai Hotel Reviews: Postcard From Suzy Gershman

Suzy Gershman returns to Shanghai to explore the new hotels built for the World Expo. Dear Peter, I try to get to Shanghai once a year, though I must admit… Read More…

Birthing Tourism: Foreign Moms Using Travel To Gain American Citizenship For Newborns
California / China / Family/Kids Travel / Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel News / USA

Birthing Tourism: Foreign Moms Using Travel To Gain American Citizenship For Newborns

Southern California lawmakers called for immigration law improvements on Thursday after a business catering to “birthing tourism” was shut down earlier this month. On March 8, officials closed down three… Read More…

Hong Kong Shopping Update: Postcard from Suzy Gershman
Asia / China / Destinations / Luxury Travel / Shopping / Travel News

Hong Kong Shopping Update: Postcard from Suzy Gershman

Dear Peter,  As every Old China Hand knows, Hong Kong is fondly referred to as “Honkers” by many of the foreigners who live here. Indeed, compared to other parts of… Read More…