China

24 Hours Series: Beijing

24 Hours Series: Beijing

China is overflowing with culture, delicious dishes and centuries-old buildings. You could easily lose a week here exploring, but if you only have 24 hours in Beijing, be sure to take in the best of Beijing! [*Note: I didn’t include the Great Wall of China […]

24 Hours Series: Shanghai

24 Hours Series: Shanghai

Our team had an away game in Shanghai so I was completely stoked to have my first chance to explore a city I’ve heard so much about! After asking my teammates for the lowdown on what to see and do, I took advantage of our […]

Hidden Gems in Beijing’s Hutongs

Hidden Gems in Beijing’s Hutongs

China may not be in everyone’s list of countries to visit, but it should be – especially Beijing (where I currently reside). There are so many hidden gems in Beijing – back alleyways weave throughout the city (known as hutongs) and they are home to […]

6 Tips for Your Chinese Visa Application

6 Tips for Your Chinese Visa Application

The Chinese Visa application can be daunting. My sister decided to visit me in Beijing this November, and while exciting, the flood of questions regarding the visa application were overwhelming. I imagine she’s not the only one feeling that way; so, I’ve put together some […]

Exploring Beijing: 798 Art District

Exploring Beijing: 798 Art District

Trendy coffee shops, contemporary art exhibits and a young, hipster vibe. I can’t be talking about Beijing, right? Well, get rid of all your pre-conceived notions because, while China is mostly known for its old history, the 798 Art District is bringing a new feel […]