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Explore the most beautiful, historic, and artistic places around the world with real curiosity and heart.

A Life-changing Experience: A trip to the Tibetan Plateau

It all begins when I spot a photo in another teacher’s classroom.  It shows his wife and two children in what I assume are Mongolian or Tibetan robes, smiling in front of…

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The Best Place to Stay in Tokyo – Book and Bed

Why stay at Book and Bed Hostel? Claiming this is the best place to stay in Tokyo is a bold one. yes, this is a city brimming with world-class accommodation but Book…

Top Tips for Visiting the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics

What to Expect When You Get to the Pyeongchang Olympics I was lucky enough to spend the day at the Winter Olympics today and, since I couldn’t find much useful information on…

Home Comforts in Shanghai – A China Expat Guide

We move away from home for any number of reasons. Some of us want to learn about a different culture or try a new cuisine or language. Many of us have to…

LITERATURE
Read our reviews of translated literature, author spotlights, essays, and translator interviews to discover something new.

“If you want to know a country, read its writers.”

– Aminatta Forna