Chinese travelers are back, and with them, a chance to ease tensions
While human connection alone can’t prevent conflict, an enduring peace is unlikely without it. As Chinese citizens begin to venture abroad again, can what some dub “revenge travel” play a mitigating role and foster compassion?
When a retired IT professional from Chengdu traveled to the United States last week for the first time after years of pandemic-related isolation in China, he worried how U.S. border authorities might scrutinize a Chinese traveler.
To his relief, the American officers greeted him not with suspicion, but with a welcome.
“The border officials were...