Burps, Sweat Pants, And Things I Learned Living In Beijing

Well I successfully made through my two months in Beijing. Woo hoo! And now, as I sit on a 24-hour train to Hong Kong, I’m given the perfect opportunity to look back at my time spent in the huge, smoggy city of 22 million people. Coming into this internship, I really had no expectations. I […]

New Friends, New Perspectives, New Person.

Before travelling to China, I really had no idea what to expect from Beijing and the Chinese people. I have to be honest, I was really quite uninformed and uneducated about the culture within a communist country. I knew only what I’d seen in the movies (so realistic…) and what I’d heard in the news […]

Paul Frank and Platform Shoes

Alright everyone, now I’m not claiming to be a trend-setting fashionista like Victoria Beckham (I friggin WISH!) or Kate Moss or anything, but didn’t Paul Frank and platform shoes disappear into 7th grade fashion history along with my braces and Tommy Hilfiger overalls? I feel like I’ve been transported back in time over here. I […]

Ahh! White people!

I’m almost through  my first week in Beijing, China! I have to say it’s been quite the experience already. People warned me about the staring but honestly, that hasn’t been the funniest part yet. Sure we get a few stink-eye stares everyday, sometimes even a death-glare (this more comes from babies who are like “who […]