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November 16, 2012

Reader Questions: “Searching for Silk” in Shanghai

{Yu Yuan Gardens, Shanghai}  First, I’d like to say I LOVE your blog! It’s been great to read and share with others that are headed over to China – thanks for all that you share. I am actually headed to Shanghai from Mississippi and really wanted to go to some good quality fabric stores. We […]


November 12, 2012

ChinaSnap! Fall in Holhot, Inner Mongolia

This is a picture of… signs of fall in Northern China. At the time I took this ChinaSnap! I was… exploring a temple in Holhot, Inner Mongolia.  I came upon this courtyard, with vegetables growing above it. A friend from the Tsinghua LLM Program traveling with me took this picture.   I remember that… we had just […]


October 24, 2012

The Great Wall: Overnight on JianKou

{MuTianYu Section, 2006} The Great Wall. One of the seven wonders and a piece of history with origins as early as 700 BC, even before the Qin dynasty. If you’ve never visited, you might think it’s all one wall. Instead, it’s many sections, all located a couple of hours outside Beijing. Each is different, both […]


August 31, 2012

ChinaSnap! Great Wall at Badaling

This ChinaSnap! is courtesy of Jonathan Singer, an attorney in DC who recently traveled to Beijing for work. Jonathan is a friend of Chinaful and a blogger in his own right – I follow his insightful tweets and via @jonathanhsinger and I’m never disappointed. Today, he takes us with him to Beijing’s Great Wall.  Thanks for the snap, Jonathan!       […]


August 23, 2012

Guest Post: Chinaful on Corporette

Thrilled to announce I’m guest posting today on Corporette, one of my favorite blogs. Corporette is led by a former big-law attorney and provides excellent advice to professional women on clothing, career, and work-life balance. With all of the business travel I have to China, it only felt natural to suggest a post on how to travel internationally in comfort and style. To check out my tips on […]


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