Your Guide to the Great Wall

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The Great Wall is decidedly the most iconic tourist destination in China. This 2,000 year-old, architectural marvel spans over 13,000 miles across mountains and valleys and passes through ten provinces. One simply does not go to China and not see … Continued

Exploring Shanghai

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Last week was my last chance to travel before heading back to the US on the 23rd. I decided to take the opportunity to visit Shanghai. I didn’t really know much about the city before traveling there, other than that … Continued

#Baejing and busses

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After 8 months of living in China, I finally made my way to the Great Wall. That is the one thing that I knew I had to do before leaving the Middle Kingdom. So in May, I went with a … Continued

Ringin’ in the New Year

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2016 has already been off to a pretty incredible start with my first trip to Beijing! I had a blast exploring the hutongs in Dashilar district, being awed by the beauty of the Forbidden City, and getting an amazing (and … Continued

Christmas in China

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The last month and a half has been quite a whirlwind and a time of many firsts. This holiday season was my first real “grown up” holiday away from home and it was the first time I had ever spent … Continued