Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ningbo Here I Come!

I FINALLY found out where I will be living next year: Ningbo, Zhejiang! While not on my original list, the more I learn about Ningbo, the more excited I am to live there next year. I’ll be working at Wuxiang … Continue reading

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T- 14 Days

With two weeks to go, I figured I’d fill you all in on my painstaking process of trying to prepare for a move to China. A few weeks ago in my post Graduation: Becoming a “Real Person”, I mentioned that … Continue reading

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Huaren Project

Remember when I wrote a capstone on Skin Whitening in China? Well two of this year’s Alliance Beijing students worked together to create a capstone video documentary on Huaren in China. Huaren, are ethnically Chinese people who live outside of … Continue reading

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That One Time I Accidentally Ran a Chinese 8k in the Jungle While Wearing a Dress.

This is the craziest story I have from my 7 months in China, so get ready. In case you haven’t read the earlier posts, I spent my first few days of Spring Break in Hong Kong and Macau and then enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Weirdest Things I Have Ever Eaten

I decided to make a list of the weirdest things I have ever eaten, along with a list of weird things I would like to try eating when I go back to China. Leave a comment if you’ve ever eaten … Continue reading

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Real Facts on China’s Pollution

Many of you have heard about the worsening air pollution quality in China. Here’s an article from the New York Times describing just how bad the air quality really is, and how it is affecting the lives of expats and … Continue reading

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Volcanos and Sunburns in the Hawaii of China

Now that I’m done with school and back from vacation, I thought I would finish off my posts about Spring Break in China! In case you don’t remember, my computer completely died at the end of my program in China, … Continue reading

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What is Happenning in Istanbul?

In case anyone didn’t know what was happening in Turkey, please read this post and spread it to your friends and family.

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