I didn't want to be in China without visiting the Terracotta warriors, so I decided to spend the beginning of my week off in Xi'an. Don't worry, I knew what to expect with all the traffic, I just decided to experience the traffic outside of Beijing. Here are the details of my trip to Xi'an! … Continue reading National Day in Xi’an
Things to do In and Around Taichung!
Taichung is a town near the center of the east coast of Taiwan. It is not the capital, but I believe it has more to see than the busy city Taipei. All these things are not exactly in the city; some are a little drive away. So, it might take an hour drive or a … Continue reading Things to do In and Around Taichung!
10 Things To know Before Going to Taiwan
Taiwan is SO different than America. My experience was great. I was only there for two weeks, but so many things have stayed in my memory. These are all things that have stuck with me the most. 1.Don't stick chopsticks straight up in your food. Sticking chopsticks straight up resemble incense being burned at a … Continue reading 10 Things To know Before Going to Taiwan
Officially halfway through the semester: My thoughts about studying abroad so far.
November 2, 2017 Today officially marks two months of being in China. One thing is for sure about Beijing: Time goes by so quickly. My first day in Beijing, I was on the subway going back to my school with a friend I had just met at church. He told me that my time would … Continue reading Officially halfway through the semester: My thoughts about studying abroad so far.
Day trip to the Houli District
If you are visiting Taichung and are looking for a day trip to get you away from the crazy city and massive crowds, then Houli is the trip for you. My day in Houli consisted of a long bike ride and a relaxing ride on the SkyDream. Houli is North East of the central Taichung … Continue reading Day trip to the Houli District
Applying for a Chinese visa
Have you ever seen the movie Pulling Strings? That one that takes place in Mexico City? Well, in the beginning Jaime Camil is trying to apply for a visa for his daughter, and you see there are rows of windows with American employees behind them granting or denying people the right to enter the United States. … Continue reading Applying for a Chinese visa