Dan Sizer

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5 Steps to Become Conversationally Fluent in Spanish - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Spanish is the language that started off my lifelong obsession with language learning, so it holds a special place in my heart. Thanks to Spanish I …

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Paris Review - Gabriel García Márquez, The Art of Fiction No. 69

Interviewed by Peter H. Stone<p>Issue 82, Winter 1981<p>Gabriel García Márquez was interviewed in his studio/office located just behind his house in San Angel Inn, an old and lovely section, full of the spectacularly colorful flowers of Mexico City. The studio is a short walk from the main house. A low …

19 Camping Hacks That Might Actually Save Your Life One Day

Be prepared.

Time travel in Gyeongju: Korea’s ancient capital

Often referred to as Korea’s ‘museum without walls’ Gyeongju is an archaeological and architectural wonderland, comprising more marvels from the Middle Ages than any other place in the country. Overwritten with an epic history that saw Gyeongju as the capital of the ancient Shilla kingdom from the …

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Two of this week’s startups focus on travelers inside cities and aim to improve their safety and spontaneity while exploring urban areas. The other …

China to tighten hold on Internet, citing worries about nation's stability

China is moving to tighten its grip over social networking services even more, citing possible threats to stability.<p>On Friday, Chinese authorities released a new blueprint for the country's future that covered economic and social reforms including loosening the nation's decades old one-child …

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Michael Forsythe: Bloomberg suspends China reporter amid censorship scandal.

Bloomberg’s China troubles took another ugly twist over the weekend with the news, first reported by the <i>New York Post</i><i>,</i> that award-winning journalist …

Fred Hiatt: Chinese leaders control media, academics to shape the perception of China

It’s well known that Chinese censors shape and limit the news and history their people can learn. What may be more surprising is how Chinese officials shape and limit what Americans learn about China.<p>Last month, a cultural attache in the Chinese embassy in Washington invited Perry Link to attend a …

China’s Great Firewall Won’t Be Touched by Beijing’s New Reforms

China boasts a Web-censorship system that would be the envy of any autocrat. The state blocks Facebook, Twitter and a growing list of foreign news …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

Report: Chinese University Students Forced To Manufacture PlayStation 4 In Foxconn Plant

<i>Yet another labor scandal hits Chinese supplier Foxconn.</i><p>According to a report by the Dongfang Daily, over a thousand Chinese university students from Xi’an Technological University were required to work in a Foxconn plant that manufactures the PlayStation 4 video game console.<p>The students were …

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …