In Photos: Yuyuan Village, Jinhua, China

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Jinhua Homestay Program 2016

The Jinhua Homestay Program is a great chance to explore another culture and learn what life is like in a Chinese village. During the program, you will have opportunities to live and explore a Chinese village, participate in traditional cultural activities such as calligraphy, paper cutting, cooking, and singing. This upcoming session of the three-week program will be held in Yuyuan village, a unique village that dates back to the 1300s.     This program is a great chance to apply what you are learning in school, whether you are studying RPTA, History, Marketing or any other major; undergrad or … Continue reading Jinhua Homestay Program 2016

Great Wall of China – Mutianyu and Badaling Sections

When I found out I had been accepted to the Jinhua Homestay Program, I was excited to be given the opportunity to travel to China and to Asia for the first time. Of course, one of the first things that comes to mind when you think of China is the Great Wall. While you can’t actually really see it from space (at least with the naked eye), it is still one of the wonders of the world. I decided that this would probably be my best chance to visit the Great Wall, so I added a couple of days in Beijing to my itinerary so that I could include it in my trip. Continue reading Great Wall of China – Mutianyu and Badaling Sections

Let’s Talk About Asian Food

Whenever I travel, I have found that the one thing that everyone wants to know about is the food (followed by the weather). So I solicited a few questions about my experiences with food during my summer travels in Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and China. The variety of food in Asia was amazing, and I had the opportunity to try dozens of new foods. Continue reading Let’s Talk About Asian Food