After last night's desert camping adventure, we decided to take it easy for our fourth and final day in Inner Mongolia. We headed to Kangbashi, a district in Ordos, which is known for being a "ghost town".
It's the day I've been waiting for - the day when I would finally get to interact with a camel!!!!!!!!! *excitement*
Even the agents at the ticket stands urged us to come back another day - "You won't be able to see anything," they said.
Since February, I have been studying abroad at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. China is such a different world compared to the US, but I have honestly really enjoyed my time here! As my semester is fast coming to an end, I thought I would let you guys in on what my day-to-day life has been like as a student here. Here's what it's like to be an exchange student in China!
In February, I was lucky to have the opportunity to spend 10 days in Japan. Although that isn't a very long time, it was enough for me to notice some interesting differences between Japan and the US.
Aunty is really cute and fun because she really wanted to make some Youtube videos with me. She currently has some videos of her cats (lol), but really wanted to film me making Japanese food, so we watched a video together on how to make Okonomiyaki, which is a Japanese savoury pancake-like dish. This was my … Continue reading Okonomiyaki cooking tutorial
For Thanksgiving, my family drove up from Southern California to spend some time together in Santa Cruz and Napa Valley. My brother and I were in charge of the itinerary. I’ve been to Santa Cruz once before on a day retreat with the Cognitive Science Student Association, so the first day’s plan included visiting a … Continue reading Santa Cruz Adventures: Day One