V4L team celebrates the Chinese New Year

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Happy New Year! I know our New Year’s celebrations are long over but the celebrations have just begun in China. The start to the Chinese New Year was on February 10th this year. “This year?”, you may ask. Unlike our New Year, which is the same date for each calendar year, the Chinese New Year follows a lunisolar calendar where the full phases of the moon determine the months. The Chinese New Year begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice which, in 2013, was on February 10.

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My Trip to China – Part 3

On Saturday, I made it back to the good old USA. It was a whirlwind trip around the world, clocking in at over 15,000 miles, and one incredible journey!

The trip back was easier than going there. It took four days for me to adjust in China, but just two days for me to feel like myself once I got back home. I was still feeling pretty lousy when I wrote my last post. I was sick from the travel and at that point, wanted to come home. But once I felt like myself again, I enjoyed every moment. I started eating more traditional Chinese food, which was absolutely delicious. My favorite was the Szechuan because I LOVE spicy food. I just wish I had more than nine days!

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My Trip to China – Part 2

I’ve been in China for five days now and it has been an exciting experience! I did some time traveling on the way over. I left on Thursday about 1 PM Chicago-time and after a 15 hour flight, arrived on Friday at 5 PM Hong Kong-time. Basically I lost a day to travel. Don’t worry, I’ll get it back when I come home.

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I’m Going to China!

Just a brief personal introduction for those that do not know me. My name is Mark and I have been working at V4L for two and a half years, or in other words, since the beginning. I started using ecigs a couple of weeks before coming to work for V4L. One of my big responsibilities at the company is product development and testing. I have extensively used every product that we have ever carried and I consider myself to be a product expert in terms of electronic cigarettes.

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