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Getting Hooked on Huka Falls in New Zealand

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

One thing about visiting New Zealand, don't do it in a rush! One week is clearly not enough time, even if you're only going to the North Island like I was.

On The Fast Track In Shanghai

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Fannin

I recently took the high-speed train from Beijing to Shanghai and was surprised by how comfortable and enjoyable this trip of only five hours was.

Where's China? Tech Gurus Can't Find it on the Map

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

China was missing from talk at two major conferences in the Bay Area. The Valley doesn't want to admit its tech dominance is being challenged by a country that just a few years was a manufacturer, not an inventor.

Why Ohio Needs China's Fertilizer

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

What I sense in China is an optimistic spirit of millions of young people. It is uplifting to be around -- whereas as much as I don't like to admit it, Ohio is depressing and depressed.

Wake up, Silicon Valley! Chinese Lessons for American Entrepreneurs

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

For energy, motivation and raw talent, American entrepreneurs cannot compare to their Chinese counterparts. No wonder investors from the U.S. are looking for the next Steve Jobs in the Middle Kingdom.