Winging our Way Back to Beijing – Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City and the Beijing Opera

Winging our Way Back to Beijing – Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City and the Beijing Opera We left our super nice hotel in Wuhan in the dark for our early flight

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De tijd vliegt als ge u amuseert.

Wow, de tijd vliegt! Mijn avontuur hier is al bijna in de helft. Ik heb al wel wat Chinese gewoontes overgenomen. Zo drink ik heel de dag door warm water,

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In Class

I feel like I need to clarify what my classes are like. I always get the same questions. My classes were taught in Chinese. Most of my classmates and teachers

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Older travels in Asia

This map shows our travels in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Each year we spent 3 weeks backpacking. Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 Our Older Travel Map

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Guilin, Mopeds, Little Children, and Curious Chinese College Students…

Well, it’s been a while since I made contact with y’all! Forgive me. Life has been extremely busy since last Thursday when I posted. Allow me to give you an

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Beijing Rickshaw

A perfect ending to my first day in Beijing. Enjoyed a Rickshaw ride along the frozen river to a famous, hidden Stuffed Buns Diner. YUM!

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That’s how it is in China

We were up and over to building 6 early to throw in some washing and speak with the main co-ordinator of the programme before our orientation. Her name is Yilera

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Beijing to Xi’an

This morning, I woke up and watched Chinese soap operas and packed my belongings. In China, they expect your room to be very clean upon checkout. I made my bed,

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The Xi’dian Experimental Primary School

The school that I work with is so welcoming! I get about 70 “hallo teacha!”s everytime I walk through the halls. It’s a primary school, grades 1-6. I teach about

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In Case You Were Wondering …

Why did I title my last blog as entry as Black Hawk Nearly Down? Well… China or more in this case Xi’an and the volunteering isn’t quite what I expected.

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