After an epic start to the summer semester, I’m faced with the sad reality that in a few days I will board an oversized shiny metal lawn dart on my long journey back to Toronto. Fortunately, the summer is only truly just beginning.Read more "Around The World In 170 Days"
When I was last in Dalian, almost 2 years ago now, I joined a couple of students on a hike up Black Mountain with the promise of some stellar views of the city. Unfortunately, I’m not even sure if we reached the summit as a very thick smog rolled in. It was so thick that […]Read more "Return To Black Mountain"
It’s hard to believe that my adventure in Dalian is almost over. I fly to Beijing Tuesday eve for a brief overnight stay before boarding my plane back to Toronto on Wednesday.Read more "Adventures In Dalian: Week 3"
This weekend at home marks the first long weekend of the summer season. And even though I’m missing out on that, I’ve managed to enjoy a long weekend here in Dalian as well.Read more "My Adventures In Dalian – Week 2"
As I mentioned in a previous post, Friday was my first day teaching Systems Analysis and Design in Applications at Dalian Nationalities University.Read more "My Adventures In Dalian – Week 1"
This morning began as most others do. I awoke. I checked the Twitters. I checked the FaceBooks. I checked the various news feeds for my daily need to knows. And then I checked my email.Read more "I Heart Travel Points"
As I wrote earlier this month, my summer is going to be packed with a lot of travel and that has me smiling from ear to ear. However, if you’ll recall, one particular destination in my list of summertime travels was still up-in-the-air. Specifically, when last I wrote I had no idea where the Leave For […]Read more "Leaving For Change"