Leaving China After 14 Months (7.30.18)

After 14 months of interning, studying, and living abroad, I’m finally coming home. The past year in China has by no means been a walk in the park. I had to figure a lot of things out on my own in a foreign country and in a foreign language, from navigating Chinese bureaucracy, negotiating with … Continue reading Leaving China After 14 Months (7.30.18)

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2nd Semester at PKU & Tianjin Trip

Second semester is in full swing here at Peking University, and it's much different than first semester. After I returned to Beijing from my winter break travels, the city was basically abandoned, since most people returned to their hometowns to celebrate Chinese New Year. I didn't really do anything festive to ring in the Year … Continue reading 2nd Semester at PKU & Tianjin Trip

National Holiday in Inner Mongolia & Shanxi Province

Our first month of school is officially behind us! I'm finally settled in for the most part, evidenced by my official Beijing residence permit and my new electric scooter for commuting to/from school (super cheap & convenient). Other highlights of the first month included: befriending a bunch of Korean exchange students in some of our … Continue reading National Holiday in Inner Mongolia & Shanxi Province