CHINA

What to do in Beijing

Beijing is the capital of China. It’s a pretty easy city to get to, most major airlines fly…

Drums & Warriors in Xi’an

Well, we survived the first overnight train. I think survived is a key word.

Ni hao Beijing!

Beijing is an incredible city. In one place, you feel the concrete might of the Chinese government…

Back to the Middle Kingdom

Sometimes in life, fate strikes and it becomes clear that certain things were just meant to happen.

Getting around China

It seems like a paradox that one of the geographically largest countries in the world is also one of the easiest to travel around, but it’s true.

Highlights of Hangzhou

Also the name of an elective offered at Zheda, for the whole three weeks that we actually showed up to our elective…

What the bao?

If you haven’t grown up eating Chinese food, looking at a menu for the first time can be daunting.

Hangin’ in Hangzhou

After about seven weeks of living in China I was lucky enough to get a visit from Mum, Dad and a reluctant Tom…

Life in China

Coming back from Shanghai three weeks ago, I was surprised at the feeling of relief when we got off the train at Hangzhou…

Long weekend in Shanghai

Once again we’ve come to a long weekend here in China. With no real plans…

Beijingin’ around

Contrary to popular belief, China has an astounding amount of long weekends. This semester alone we have one in April…

Finally doing touristy things

After two weeks of living in Hangzhou, I finally got the opportunity to go and do…

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