Hey all! It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, but let’s get you folks updated. I am currently studying Mandarin in Beijing and I’m learning a lot, whoot. I’ll admit though, this is the first time on a trip (not counting when I was sick), that I’ve actually been home sick, ahh. Well, I have class 5 days a week for 4 hours each class and … Continue reading The dog we named Snow
Guilin is a beautiful City from top to bottom. The people are kind, the food is tasty, and the scenery is just to die for. I attended and stayed at Guangxi Normal University in Guilin, which is a huge school. Our month there was ridiculously busy! On Tuesday and Thursday, we would have Chinese (language) classes for 2 hours and then afterward we would each … Continue reading My days in Guilin: Part 1 – Days 1-7
After 25+ days in China without blogging, alas, I am here =) Did you guys miss me? My apologies for not replying to any post and etc, but I’ve been so very limited on time! I just got back to the US like 5 hours ago and am currently in the process of washing clothes, putting everything away, and sorting photos =) I will go … Continue reading I have returned
Due to the restrictions in China, Jenn will not be able to access WP but she will keep everyone updated through Flickr. Please click on the panda to be redirected to Flickr. Continue reading While I’m in Guilin
On Saturday, August 23rd, I will be heading off to China until September 18th. I will be spending the first 2 days and last 2 days of my trip in Beijing, while the rest of my trip will be spent in Guilin learning Chinese and experiencing the culture. My itinerary is packed! I have something planned for EVERYDAY I’m in China, so I’m a bit … Continue reading Departing for Summer
Since the Sichuan Earthquake occurred, the plan of going to Chengdu for a month-long program to learn Chinese culture and language has been quite wary. Our original itinerary was to go to attend Sichuan University and stay at the dorms there…however, the university is only ~60miles away from the epicenter of the quake and if any of you have been keeping up with the news, … Continue reading Relocating?
Last Friday, my adviser for my Exploration Seminar program in China, asked for all the students to turn in their passports to her so that she could turn it in to the travel agency all at once and get our Visa‘s made to enter China in the end of August. Unfortunately though, there were 2 students who did NOT turn it in yet for some … Continue reading Passport woes