A Wonderful Last Day in Beijing!

Our last full day in Beijing was another busy one!  The first part of the day allowed students to have a choice between a walk through the hutong and the National Museum. Those who went to the hutong enjoyed meandering through different areas…More »

Forbidden City and Beyond

An amazing day engulfed in China’s cultural history on our visit to Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, and Beihai Park. Several students took advantage of an early morning walk with Colin. Soon after, the rest of us were hoofing it to Tiananmen Square. Beyond…More »

Great Day in Beijing!

We are working on a blog post about our day, but we are encountering a few technical difficulties. We may get something up tonight (American East Coast morning) , but the hour is getting late, so it may not be until tomorrow morning…More »

Goodness, Gracious, Great Wall of China!

The second full day in Beijing began with an early start and a two and a half hour bus ride north to hike the Great Wall.  It’s good to know that another class of Gould frosh can check that “biggie” off their bucket list! …More »

Beijing: A Day in the Market and The Temple of Heaven

(Photos will be added tomorrow morning.) To start our first full day in the city of Beijing, we packed into a public bus down the road from the hostel. We were on our way to the Dirt Market, a local outdoor market. One…More »