Skip to main content

Tag: friendship

It’s over already!

In just a few days I will be back at home in Florida and my adventures in China will be over. It seems crazy how two months have gone by so quickly, yet it feels like a lifetime. I have done, learned, and seen so much that I never imagined I that I would get

Homesick Celebrity

你好!/Hello!! Welcome back to my blog! The last few weeks have been exciting and exhausting. While I’ve been able to visit various parts of Beijing, I find myself still adjusting to the way of life here. Number one for me has been the food. Now I love Asian cuisine, but only on occasion. I’ve grown

VIEWS FROM THE GREAT WALL

These past two weeks in Beijing have been unreal. From interacting with the locals, to eating authentic Chinese food daily (this pancake-omelet thing called 煎饼, is a real life-saver) and meeting such great friends, I’m beginning to adjust to life in China. I admit it hasn’t always been easy. I still really miss the comfort

Craving Niu Rou Mian

After spending an additional four weeks in Guangzhou, I felt ready to return to Chicago (you should have seen the big grin I had upon seeing the beautiful skyline on the plane; I’m sure I scared the passenger next to me). I was eager to go back and missed the familiarity and comfort we all

Great City, Amazing People…and American Horror Story

During my last few nights in Beijing, I managed to find a Chinese website to watch American Horror Story on and then promptly watched and finished the fourth season (this story is relevant, I promise). As I watched episode after episode, I noticed something wonderful; I could read most of the Chinese subtitles! Having learned