The Beijing Dirt Market & 798 District

On this day in Beijing, China we made new friends and everything felt a little less touristy, less foreign, and more like we belonged, or at least could eventually find our groove when we choose to leave the US and make the move not across the pond, but across the ocean that is the Pacific. […]

Beijing Is Wearing Me Out

Yes. I am getting run down and I’ve only been here for three days. Fortunately, instead of taking a 2 hour + bus ride to the Great Wall tomorrow, we’re just going to relax a little – and I’m going to work on my reports that I really need to get done for work. So […]

Day Two Quick Summary Before Bed – 2AM

It’s nearing 2AM here in Beijing and I’m just up finishing some work and then posting really quick. First, here is Leah saying good morning today before we went out and about. (tomorrow is my turn to be ummmm.. embarassingly awesome – we’ll get better as the days go on) LeahAndMark Good Morning – Day […]

One More – Beijing Morning

It’s 6:30 am here, we woke up early since in Atlanta, it’s Wednesday afternoon and not Thursday morning. We’ll be here at the Red Lantern Hostel for our entire stay in Beijing – so it’ll be our base of operations. I like it, it’s down a dark alleyway and off of the main road and […]

We made it!

Okay, we’ve made it to China! The flight from Atlanta to Seoul wasn’t bad at all. When you’re going to be on an airplane for more than 10 hours, you sort of surrender to the fact that you are going to be stuck on that plane for practically forever. And then the time goes by […]