News from the Four Corners
November 16, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] There are some tremendous advantages to being a rare foreigner in an out-of-the-way town. The foremost? Everyone wants to take you places, show you things, and impress...
November 7, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] There are some strange customs in China, and I’m not talking about deep-fried centipedes. Or soup-slurping competitions. No. Rather, in open defiance of logic...
Mud & Zombies
November 1, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] Spent the afternoon wandering along a seawall protecting Liushi from the tidal vagaries of the East China Sea. The day was filled with fishing boats and fishermen,...
Mongolia Travel-Doc, Part II
October 29, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] Below you will find a stand-alone version of Part 2, The Road, from my short-form travel documentary called Mongoliad (2015). And no, you didn’t miss...
New & Improved
October 26, 2016 In
After many months of ceaseless effort, the new Transglobalist.com has arrived. You may abandon your somber candlelight vigils at once and move instead towards something more...
A Walk in the Park
October 28, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] Took another short outing for the sole purpose of photographs. And pizza. The dinner choice was not my call: my host surprised me with “my country’s food.”...
The Mountain & The Market
October 26, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] The first couple of weeks here in Yueqing have been dominated not by China, exploration, or Chinese language and culture. Instead, I’ve been ass-in-seat...
October 12, 2016 In
[ Yueqing ] I was hungry. My garage key wasn’t working, so no bike to ride. In the overcast, pitch blackness I walked two-and-a-half miles into a small satellite village...
Deep-fried Scorpions & Other Tails
October 9, 2016 In
[ Beijing ] Since arriving in Beijing I’ve been ill, propositioned by prostitutes (in a coffeeshop, no less), sated on legit German wheat beer (while listening to a live,...
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