Four weeks at university were over. I was feeling a bit sad to leave Nanjing and all the cool people I met there. But I was also excited, as my three weeks of independent travel were about to start (no more classes at uni, finally the real holiday!). Wooohoooo! My first destination was Taiyuan. If … More Taiyuan & Pingyao
The opportunity of doing four weeks exchange programme at the Nanjing University of Astronautics and Aeronautics sounds quite fascinating doesn’t it? The university, the subject and the city. City that I never even heard of. Two weeks of Chinese language and culture lectures followed by two weeks of design and manufacturing courses. Everything completely out … More NANJING
When I was researching things to do in China, Huang Shan (Yellow Mountain) was one of the first things that I came across. It is a mountain range with over 1,000 peaks in Anhui province. For a person who grew up in a country where the highest point above the sea level is 294 m, … More Third Weekend – Huang Shan
Yes, Beijing! Something that every tourist must visit in China. I got there on Friday evening and only had time until Sunday evening. 48 hours, go! I started my Beijing experience with, as you can probably guess, The Great Wall! I decided to go to the part called Jinshanling, one of the most preserved sections of … More Second Weekend – Beijing!
In summer 2014, a bunch of us from the University of Edinburgh took part in a four week exchange programme in Nanjing University of Astronautics and Aeronautics. It was the first weekend of the programme and we were excited to do some travelling. We spent the entire week learning about Chinese language and culture so … More First Weekend – Suzhou
The moment when you start everything again. You take your backpack, close the doors behind you, watch couple of movies on a plane, drink a lot of wine and several hours later you are in the entirely new world. First time in your life you are so far away from home. You are finally experiencing … More Born again