Shenzhen and Shanghai. Off to Vietnam!
May14

Shenzhen and Shanghai. Off to Vietnam!

China is incredible. I can’t say enough about the country. However, my view is biased as we only saw the high-tech cities of Shanghai and Shenzhen. I stepped off the plane and the temperature was a bit cold, there was a small drizzle, and lots of fog. It felt like an eerie futuristic movie where the skyscrapers were advertisements. There are so many LEDs on Shanghai buildings it felt like the city never slept. I looked out my window...

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Off to Asia! Pre-Departure!
May11

Off to Asia! Pre-Departure!

I chose to study abroad because I have never truly traveled outside of the United States for an extended period of time. I hadn’t intended on going to China or Vietnam, but this class gave me a reason to go. Location played most into my decision on where I went because I wanted to visit a location I might not go back to. China and Vietnam are fourteen hours via plane, and Europe is a much easier trip to make. I also wanted to...

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