Travelling Without A Passport In China (Part II)

I woke up at 6:45 AM that morning after a mere 4 hours of sleep. Now much more hesitant about the fact that I was travelling without a passport in China, but still set on making it to Erdaobaihezhen, no matter what. As I walked downstairs to check out of the hotel, my first surprise…

Websites censored by the Great Firewall of China

Getting Around The Great Firewall of China

You might have heard of the Great Wall of China as one of the new 7 wonders of the world. But have you heard of The Great Firewall of China? The “Great Firewall of China” as it has become to be known worldwide, refers to China’s systematic and legislative rules regulating access to the internet. The…

Food Challenged In China

To say that I have felt challenged since arriving to China would be an understatement. Since I landed here, I have gotten lost, been unable to communicate, and been unable to find any WIFI spot outside of my place. But the biggest challenge of them all was the language barrier in China, at a time…

My First Few Hours In China

As I stepped foot into the Shanghai airport, I could not have expected what the first few hours in China had in store for me. From people cutting in line to almost an entire plane feeling nauseous before landing. These first few hours in China were something I was totally unprepared for, while at the…