Category: Asia

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Taking the High Speed Train from Beijing to Shanghai

I had the delightful treat of taking a business class train ride to Shanghai – five hours of incredible speeds of up to 300 km per hour. Here’s how I did it.

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Happy Valley Racecourse in Hong Kong – Go even if you aren’t a horse person!

     I was lucky enough to be in Hong Kong on Wednesday night, which is when the races run. It was a 10-15 minute walk from the metro station, but was relatively easy to find (follow some …

Hotel Review: The Renaissance in Seoul, South Korea

I stayed here for 2 nights in April 2014 and chose it because it is a member of Marriott Rewards. It was a great location for my meetings in the COEX convention center. Taxis are extremely easy (they …

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Exploring the Great Wall of China & using a private driver

  Interested in booking a private driver in Beijing to go to the Great Wall? It can be done! If it’s within your budget,  I recommend considering having a private driver to take you to the Great Wall. …