The other day’s class began as usual: with a 40-minute long student presentation. Not because that student didn’t know how to summarize ideas, but rather it was required that each student speak for 40 minutes at least. 750 more words
Last Tuesday my friend and I decided it was a good day to hit up the Forbidden City. I am slightly ashamed to admit that I have never set foot in one of the world’s largest historical relics to be preserved in China, despite having been in Beijing for over half a year already. 920 more words
I spent the entirety of January and part of early February with my dear, dear family in Southern China and Singapore.
Through Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, rain, shine, humid climates and freezing temperatures, I stood by and weathered it all with my lovely grandparents and aunts and uncles to whom my entire winter vacation would not have been nearly as interesting and eye-opening as it was with them. 827 more words