The Experience

Twenty-two pounds of dumplings. Gorgeous mountains jutting out of the ground. Thick steel crumbling at the crown of one’s head. Fourteen hours. Two and a half weeks. Thirty three students. […]

Exploring Henan China was a blast. It’s rich with an ancient and riveting culture. Encompassing the truth spirit of China, Hanban and the Confucius Institute offered Maynard Jackson Youth foundation […]

During my homestay visit in Lou Yang I met 2 wonderful people, HuangYuWen and FangWenPei. Their grandparents, parents, and little brother welcomed me into their home, where I made pound […]

(Zhongcan)Chinese Food             For starter, the Chinese food that I would get from my home town such as China Café, Han China, etc is nothing compared to the food in […]

Yi, Er, San (One, Two, Three) Kung fu is a Chinese martial arts resembling karate. Learning Kung fu was one of my favorite and most exciting things to do in […]

Significant Activity             If I had to be straight forward to the question what was the most significant part about going to China; I would say going to China. To […]

Since going to China and coming home, the word ‘luxury’ has a new meaning. Before I left, thinking of the word ‘luxury’ usually meant high end or expensive. Now, luxury […]

Going to China in General has taken me completely out of my comfort zone and taught me that I can anything that I put my mind to. While in China, […]

When learning Kung Fu, I was constantly thinking “Why have I been so opposed to learning martial arts back home?!”. During my classes, I learned that it takes 100% discipline. […]

Over the course of my China experience, two arts that stood out to me were bracelet making and Calligraphy. Both of which require exemplary skill and patience. When writing calligraphy, […]