The Great Firewall of China – Using Your Phone in China

Since China’s government is very careful about what information the citizens can access, internet usage is censored and monitored.  Sometimes, this is jokingly referred to as “the Great Firewall of China”.  Many sites and apps that we take for granted here in the United States are either severely limited or completely blocked.  I will list […]

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What to Pack for your China trip in Winter

The biggest variable for what to pack is your clothing.  First of all, that is a broad statement.  It is the same as saying “what should I pack to visit America in winter”.  There are many more variables that you must take into consideration.  Our trip visited Beijing, Shanghai, and my son and I took […]

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