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Category: Climate

Pre-Departure

Prior to arriving in Beijing, I actually started my trip in Wenzhou in the Zhejiang province. I thought I would visit some family first...
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CNN Reports: China Region(Beijing) Set to Become Deadliest Heat Wave Zone

It’s no secret that Climate Change has been a burning issue for quite sometime, but it is much more prevalent in certain areas, like...
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How Wet are the Wetlands

There are times when the mind believes teleportation is possible. I thought I was still in Beijing that morning. Before I knew it, one...
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Some Difficulties Abroad

My third and fourth weeks in Berlin have been difficult! After the initial excitement of arriving, I have had enormous trouble accommodating the local...
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Face to Face with Fog

I remember when I first arrived in Beijing, I didn’t even know it. Gazing out the window of my aircraft, I thought we were...
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Eis Eis Eis

Eis or ice cream is a staple here for the summer, especially when it’s upwards 90°F. There’s no air conditioning in buildings and apartments....
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Peking Duck is a Must (and dumplings, of course)

I’m almost halfway done with the program, and I cannot believe how fast time flew! The first day I arrived in Beijing, the smog...
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Wrapping Up

We have one week remaining in South Africa, and only two more days of course work. The weather is transitioning from Summer to Autumn,...
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A tropical Christmas

A tropical Christmas fast approaches and rests in my heart in a cozy way. In my last week I have visited the extensive flora...
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The time is running out, but Berlin is getting better and better!

Hello guys! I can’t believe there is only one week left of Humboldt classes. I am taking a class about urban development and so...
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