China: Land of Mystery In A Modern World

The front ranks of the army, more commonly known as the Soldiers of Xi’ An, face the untold number of Chinese and foreign visitors to view this amazing work of art. All are life-size and were found in millions of pieces. They were lovingly pieced together with a specially developed glue with no sign of the breakage. Thousands have been pieced togeher and perhaps thousands more are being worked on today.

Ahh, China, land of General Tzo’s Chicken, chop suey, beef & broccoli. First stop after a long flight and hungry as, well, you know what. We looked for a great Chinese restaurant to sample how our favorite Chinese dishes are made in, well, China.  Fuggedablutit. Menus are both in Chinese and graphic photos for the […]

Southeast Asia by Sea: Hitting the Highlights on a 17-Day Cruise

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the 1969 movie, “If it’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium,” a busload of tourists travels across Europe at a whirlwind pace, spending only a day in each country. At the time, seasoned travelers poked fun at the idea of such a madcap itinerary. After all, how could anyone experience a country’s culture in a […]