Whoot! just came back from an overnight trip from Victoria, BC with Khang. Overall, a trip well spent =) We took the Victoria Clipper there and stayed at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa, which provided the friendlies service I could have ask for. Our hotel. We had to cross the bridge to get to it. Our room! Although I was super excited … Continue reading Trip to Victoria, BC
Overall a good day I’d say. Yesterday, Khang, Whitney and I decided to make a trip to Canada. Our main objectives: the Vancouver Aquarium and food. And damn…did we accomplish it. We started our morning with a Mcdonald’s breakfast and were on our short trip to Canada. We made it there in good time too, and the best part while we were there was that … Continue reading To the Aquarium!
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
Summer was so good to me. Right before I left to China and Janeemebe left to Korea, we sent a package off to Chua La (Leaf Temple), where we taught English and played with the monks while we were in Vietnam volunteering. Chua La is probably one of my most favorite places in the entire world right now. I have pictures of them on my … Continue reading Smiles from Summer
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
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
Alas, I am finally at my last post of the 5 part series =D Of all 3 sites, this was my favorite. Chùa Lá (or aka Leaf Temple) has a special place in my (our) hearts and where we spent the most time at. This post will probably be the longest..and no matter how much I write..it’ll never be able to sum up our experience … Continue reading Vietnam Part 5 of 5: Chùa Lá