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 […]

Germany Meets China – Beijing Oktoberfest

Who would have thought that I’d celebrate two Oktoberfests in a row?! Last year, my bestie Jon and I went to the real thing in Munich, Germany and had crazy amounts of fun. So you can imagine how excited I was to find out that Beijing was hosting its very own Oktoberfest this year. With […]

Oh The Adventures We Had…

I’m a bit late on this one since it’s about our Saturday adventures and now its Thursday but oh well. Better late than never right…? Work with me on this one. Anyways, Saturday (August 31) we took ourselves on one epic adventure around Hou Hai lake which is about a mile north of the Forbidden […]

China Day 24 – Climbing The Great Wall

This weekend I finally visited China’s Great Wall – let me tell you, it did not disappoint. I can’t describe how inspiring is it to visit something so well-known and that’s over 1,000 years old. So historic and so monumental – it gave me a whole new appreciation for life; past, present and future. Our […]

Beijing City Tour – Highlights

After our epic fail on Saturday (we got lost trying to find our tour’s meeting spot so we missed the tour completely) we successfully made out tour on Sunday. We visited the Temple of Heaven, Tiannamen Square, the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace. All linked to ancient Chinese Emperors, these places were exactly what […]

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 […]