Nothing Greater than the Great Wall

What makes an experience great? Maybe it is traveling to one of the seven wonders of the world, and being able to experience it in beautiful weather. Or maybe it is being able to climb a private section of a landmark and experience breathtaking views. There was something about climbing the Great Wall of China … Continue reading Nothing Greater than the Great Wall

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Week One and Done

The reason why I love to travel is because I get to experience different cultures and compare them to mine. Everyone has a different view on the world and it is really refreshing to see and hear new beliefs. After spending a week filled with constant traveling, meeting new people, and becoming closer to our already … Continue reading Week One and Done

FlywithCy: Being Black in China Means that I’m Beyonce`, clearly.

Before my departure, I knew three things: China does not have a huge Black population. Color-ism still existed, having a paler skin tone was mainstreamed. Less than 6% of Black students, in the U.S, study abroad during their undergrad years. During the first week for sure, I WAS CHINA GO HOME -.-” This homesickness was … Continue reading FlywithCy: Being Black in China Means that I’m Beyonce`, clearly.

Cy-Anne: Summer in Chengdu

Cy-Anne Small is a University of Florida student studying abroad during Summer 2018 in Chengdu, China.  To learn more about Cy-Anne's program, click here: USAC - Chengdu. What is your year and academic concentration? I am a fourth year Elementary Education major in the ProTeach Unified Elementary Education Program, graduating this December! Have you traveled abroad … Continue reading Cy-Anne: Summer in Chengdu

Jesse: Summer in Chengdu

Jesse Siu is a University of Florida student studying abroad during Summer 2018 in Chengdu, China.  To learn more about Jesse's program, click here: UF in Chengdu - Chinese Language. What is your year and academic concentration? Rising Sophomore, currently majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering and minoring in Chinese Studies. Have you traveled abroad before? … Continue reading Jesse: Summer in Chengdu