China!

by Beth Shepherd
( September 24th, 2015 )

The president of China is visiting Seattle this week (today is his last day), which got me reminiscing about our trip to China’s capital city, Beijing, EXACTLY seven years ago this week. We spent three weeks in Beijing before taking an unforgettable 9-day tour of Tibet….

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Beijing State of Mind

by Beth Shepherd
( July 11th, 2013 )

If you’ve ever visited Beijing (like we did in 2008), you’ll love this music video—Beijing State of Mind—made by a good friend of ours. Cool song, awesome video (way to go Mark!)...makes me want to hop on a plane and head right back over there.

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Pampers, pakhlava and potstickers?

by Beth Shepherd
( February 16th, 2010 )

Severely jet-lagged but eager to enjoy my first meal in Beijing, Big Papa and I joined a few of his coworkers for dinner. As we strolled to the restaurant, we were treated to a lovely sunset on a relatively clear evening in September with air pollution at record lows. Lucky …

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