Needles! My First Acupuncture Treatment

I watched as another long needle slid easily into my knee. OK, I’m fibbing. I actually had my head turned and eyes closed like a big baby, but there was a long needle stuck in my knee. Nine of them to be exact, stuck between my left knee and right shoulder. A...

Intestinal Mutiny in Beijing

I have been in Beijing for three days and have barely managed to get 300 meters from my hostel. It must have been my first meal here, but my guts have chosen not to cooperate very much with my travel plans at the present moment! Actually, that is an understatement. A...