A French woman talks about her twelve years in the merchant marine, from student to cadet to officer.
In this 2014 interview an Englishman talks about wandering around SE Asia in an attempt to find himself. In Part 1 the journey is a rather pointless move through space. In Part 2 he acquires some self-knowledge and finds love.
The author describes a brief return trip to Seoul and her sense of permanence in change.
In this 1986 interview, an Australian student of Chinese talks about traveling to off-limits areas of China, about tensions between the Han Chinese and the minorities and about making friends.
Iloilo in the Philippines is famous for its food. This is an account of some food sampling there followed by two Pinoy recipes.
This is the second part of an interview with a British economist who traveled on Chinese trains in the mid-1980s, talking to people and collecting impressions.
This post comes from a 1986 interview with a British economist who had been traveling around in China to observe the effects of the economy on people’s everyday lives.
A Frenchwoman tells of her 1985 trip to Tibet, traveling under very primitive conditions, which includes spending ten days on the back of a truck with twenty-three Tibetans.
A foreign student describes her 1985 encounters with Han Chinese and Uighurs in Xinjiang Province, including places closed to foreigners.