Towards the beginning of October, we used our one-week national holiday to take a trip up north to the desert and grasslands of Inner Mongolia! This trip had everything. FCN was our guide once more up to the area just south of the country of Mongolia on our 3-day excursion. The grasslands We had tried … Continue reading Our Inner Mongolia Adventure!
My family and I took a weekend vacation in the middle of September to the province Zhengzhou. We were going to see locations that were over 1,500 years old! Not only that, but we were going to take our very first bullet train! It had been a while since we had left Beijing province and … Continue reading The Birthplace of Kung Fu: Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes
This July has been an amazing start to our summer! Each week has been filled with friends, outings, and vacations! It has been both happy and sad as we said goodbye to amazing friends that were leaving Beijing for other opportunities and welcoming the new ones that are going to become part of our family. … Continue reading Beijing Expat: July 2020
Since the weather has warmed up a bit in Beijing, we decided to join a few other teachers on a FCN trip to Gubei Watertown. This town borders a portion of the Great Wall and is almost 400 years old! The old stone streets and rivers cutting through the town adds to its seemingly ancient … Continue reading Gubei Watertown Adventure
After so many months of spending almost all of our time at our apartment in Beijing, we needed to find something to get us out for the day! Last September, we went on a trip with FCN (Foreigner China) to a campout on the Great Wall. It was great and we intended on joining more … Continue reading Longqing Gorge