West Meets East​

上海 Blog #20 二零一五年六月九号星期二 Tuesday June 9th, 2015 Local Time: 20:29 Shanghai Time I’ll admit the French concession was a bit boring. The history behind it was cool though. Turns out the Shanghaiese government willing …

Qi Pao​

上海 Blog #19 二零一五年六月七号星期天 Monday June 8th, 2015 Local Time: 21:40 Shanghai Time The fabric market was not my cup of tea. Tailor made dresses, suits and Qi Paos (traditional Chinese dresses) don’t really suit …

Tailor Made Dress and the French Concession

Today started out great because in my Religious Studies class we discussed the Daoist idea of the “Usefulness of Uselessness”. This is one of my favorite Daoist concepts because it really provokes you to change …

Moments in Mountains to Myself​

上海 Blog #18 二零一五年六月七号星期天 Sunday June 7th, 2015 Local Time: 21:37 Shanghai Time After spending the night in our relatively fancy hotel in Maoshan, our alarms went off at the unholy hour of 6:30 this …

A Unique Conversation with a Breath-Taking View

上海 Blog #17 二零一五年六月六号星期六 Saturday June 6th, 2015 Local Time: 22:29 Shanghai Time We’re shaking things up a bit off the beaten path today with our weekend trip to MaoShan.  This is our first location …