If you don't have time to learn the language when traveling, take a look at this cool piece of equipment. Ecataco iTravl can translate and speak more than 70,000 phrases in eight languages, including Chinese. It comes with Fodor's travel guide and a language tutor to help you master the basics. Use it during your flight and be ready to say "good morning", "please" and "thank you" when you land. This handy piece is around $600.00 US. Look for it at www.ectaco.com.