Bad Chinese Medicine

The trip to Beijing has gone swimmingly well so far with one exception. Here’s what happened… After an exhilarating visit to the Great Wall, my guide convinced me that I had to pay a visit to the Beijing Traditional Chinese Medical Health Preservation Research Center for a “unique” experience. Located in Beijing’s ChaoYang District, the…

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On the way to Beijing

On my way to Beijing, China for the International Women of Influence Awards presented by GlobalExecWomen in recognition of female executives at the forefront of international business and trade and for the next six nights, I’ll be posting entries from Beijing for the next couple of days.

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Beijing Day 1

After a relatively uneventful plane ride on United Airlines from Atlanta to Beijing via Chicago, I checked into my hotel tired but in good spirits. It’s been 22 years since my last visit to Beijing and I was a teenager traveling with my family then. The immediate impression upon arrival at the Beijing airport was…

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