Xi’an’s Ancient Incredible Terracotta Warriors

Xi’an’s Ancient Incredible Terracotta Warriors

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Feature and Pinterest image by Edward Stojakovic CC BY 2.0 Six years ago I sat in my college archaeology class, staring at a large photo illuminated by a powerpoint projector. The photograph contained row upon row of Chinese military men, standing in perfect unison: […]

This Beijing Life: Month 13

This Beijing Life: Month 13

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  I’ve noticed that the more I travel and the busier I become, the more impossible it becomes to keep up with my travels in real-time. Well, never fear monthly recap posts are here! Thanks to Raphael of Journey Wonders for all the awesome Temple […]

Master Chef: China Edition

Master Chef: China Edition

The last few weeks of my time in Xi’an was a blur. There was so much to do! I had to write my capstone and study for my Chinese final, all while attempting to pack seven months of my life into two 50 lb suitcases. But enough of the stressful things, let’s talk about food! The […]

America’s Birthday in China

For the second year in a row I have not been in the country for the Fourth of July (last year I was in Australia), but in order to make China feel more like home, Joe rented out the same Chinese BBQ place he took us and the Chinese roommates. After Chinese class, the fantastic […]

Arriving in Xi’an

After exiting the plane, I walked halfway across the airport to meet up with Joe, our program director, and Gabe, one of the other members of the fantastic four. When I finally met up with Joe, he was with another guy… but it wasn’t Gabe, it was Clayton, who had arrived within the time frame […]