Anything is Possible at a Chinese Airport

Sometimes, when you least expect it. Some one comes up to you and says – Surprise! We’re bringing you through airport security in a zippy! Nope this’s not candid camera…

Isn’t that a happy thought? Just when you have almost lost all sense of hope of ever connecting to that flight whose gate was due to close…reminds us of our recent incident in Beijing! Except there wasn’t such a man with a neon sign. Read Issac and Olena’s near harrowing ordeal. You’d love the happy ending!

Living (& teaching) in China Blog

Isaac and I moved to China in July 2016 in hopes of discovering Asia and traveling as much as possible. During our first 5 months here we visited Shanghai many times, took a train up to Beijing, explored an ancient water village and hiked in a rain forest during a typhoon just to mention a few of our many adventures! Until recently, however, we hadn’t experienced Chinese airports…

We booked our flights with Southern China airline from Shanghai to Phuket and then from Bangkok back to Shanghai way back in August. Using Skyscanner we got a great deal and only spent about $250 on two round-trip flights with one layover each way. It was a bargain!

Leading up to the flight, the agency that we booked with, Vayama, kept changing our flight times every two or three weeks. We didn’t think much of it, until the week before our flight…

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Author: Mel & Suan

Mel works his day job for a living, but lives for antiquities, history and geography at all other times. He enjoys writing and thought sharing and obviously traveling. Suan is a homey person, who like girlie stuff such as cross stitching etc. Enjoys shopping & modeling for Mel. What a match!

8 thoughts on “Anything is Possible at a Chinese Airport”

  1. Lucky! ..eventually! 🙂 I like my flights boring and excitement-free. Bookings are done directly with airlines, even if 50% more expensive than some online booking agencies. Murphy and I know each other very well. Haha!

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