Monthly Archives: September 2015

Art

I haven’t had the chance to see much classic art here yet, but I have seen some modern and contemporary art. A post about architecture will follow soon enough. The 798 arts district, which is analogous to the Mission District in San Francisco … Continue reading

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Infrastructure

Following are some photos of odd infrastructural things that I’ve noticed. In general, infrastructure here seems to be put together more haphazardly than in the US. This is perhaps understandable given how rapidly China’s economy has developed in the past few decades. 1. … Continue reading

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Week 1.5

It has now been about a week and a half since my arrival in Beijing. I spent my first full day here (Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015) running errands — bank account, cell phone SIM card, Internet connection, etc. I’m tremendously fortunate that my dad came on the trip … Continue reading

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Preface

Interestingly, China has a single time zone and doesn’t engage in any daylight saving program, so the entire country is in the GMT +8:00 time zone all year round. This blog is exists to record some of my experiences living in China. … Continue reading

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