Zhu Ni Sheng Ri Kuai Le: My birthday in Beijing June 24th 2010 So... today is my birthday and I have spent it all in sweatpants and a t-shirt. Everyone in the program (Alliance for Global Education @ BLCU) has a Chinese test tomorrow, and thus is studying tonight, so we decided to go out last night. I was surprised at the turn-out, as almost 20 out of 26 or so students showed up. I was originally thinking of going for all-you-can-eat and drink sushi, as we ce ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Wudaokou For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
Always ask "why not" and let your experiences re-define you.
Hello readers :)
I'm Elizabeth, a soon to be 26 year old American student in China. I've lived abroad before for almost four years (in Germany) and traveled extensively in Europe during that time.
After about three years back in the States, I'm happy to have returned to the international community and to have the chance to explore another part of the world.
While I started this blog as a way to keep my friends and family (now scattered around the world) apprised of my travels and experiences, I have been delighted to fin... full info