Getting Prepared for China
Sep23

Getting Prepared for China

This is my second study abroad trip, to China, and so I am preparing for this trip did not pose any difficulties. I was looking forward to this trip, nonetheless, because I’ve never been to northern China, where the weather is more pleasant. So, this time I’ve packed a few long sleeves and a jacket.  Because this study abroad trip was only two-weeks long, I had no reason to be anxious or nervous. I have studied Mandarin for a few...

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Life After China
Aug01

Life After China

When the day came to fly back home, I was really sad that the trip was already coming to an end. Where did the time go? The flight returning home always seems to go by so quickly. Because the trip was merely only a two-week trip, I felt like I could spend a lot longer in China. I genuinely love learning Chinese and was really sad that I finished with my final class.  I want to leave some advice to future students who are curious...

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While in China
May10

While in China

Processed with VSCO with f2 preset In China, the government blocks all access to Western media, including google, and many other sites. So, I wasn’t able to post any blogs while there. Better late than never, right?  Before our arrival in China, we had many delays with our flights. So, upon arrival we were all exhausted. It was a very small group of students from UA who went to China, so we all bonded pretty quickly. Over the...

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