In early August, I took the first direct charter flight from Pittsburgh to Shanghai and wrote this piece about the great experience and the trip which turned out to be one of my all-time favorites.
Here are more photos from my trip which we are publishing to inspire you and others to go. Why? Because this direct charter flight is a big deal to Pittsburgh and it needs support in this region. Far more Chinese visitors came here on the direct charter flight than American visitors went to China. (Throughout my trip, I was often the only Westerner in the room.) Also, because China is fascinating and eye-opening and will make you see the world differently. Check it out here.
This large cluster of lookalike high-rises is a common sight in China. Construction of more high-rises like these is everywhere, with cranes on every rooftop as the buildings are all worked on at once.
Tracy is the founder and Editor at Large of NEXTpittsburgh which she started in March 2014 and sold in December 2020. She is passionate about making Pittsburgh a better place for all and connecting people...
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