Category Archives: China

Weekend in Hong Kong!

Weekend in Hong Kong!

You may remember that we wished you a Merry Christmas while posing with a Santa Claus in a mall in Hong Kong. We had popped over there for a weekend in December because we wanted to get a dose of Christmas spirit. In our small little corner of Korea, the Christmas holidays are not really that bigContinue Reading

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

We went to Hong Kong to get our fix of holiday spirit a few weeks ago and it was FULL of it…Christmas lights, Christmas trees, Christmas music…it was awesome! One of our goals was to find a Santa to take our picture with for our Christmas card this year. We saw good ole Saint NickContinue Reading

Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

We took a day trip up to hike along the Great Wall and it was exactly as expected – Great! Continue Reading

Summer Palace

Summer Palace

We spent a morning at the beautiful, Summer Palace. We even hopped a ride on one of the Dragon Boats! Afterwards, we swung by the Olympic village and learned a bit of Kung Fu. Continue Reading

Dumplings, War, and a Cooking Class!

Dumplings, War, and a Cooking Class!

While in Beijing, we ate some of the world’s greatest dumplings and then the guys checked out the war museum while the ladies went to a market tour/cooking class!Continue Reading

Forbidden City

Forbidden City

We spent a day of our time in Beijing exploring the Forbidden City – it is really great to see something we had always seen in history books! Continue Reading

Beijing Night Market

Beijing Night Market

We had heard about the Night Market in Beijing and some of the wild things they offered. We weren’t sure if the stories were true so we had to go and see for ourselves. When we first walked in, there were skewers of meat which seemed normal, but we could tell we were in forContinue Reading

Stroll with Buddha and Confucius

Stroll with Buddha and Confucius

To continue our cultural experiences in China, we went to a Buddhist temple and a Confucius Temple – they were very different from each other but both so interesting. We were even lucky enough to catch a dance performance at the Confucius temple!Continue Reading

Firsts Sights of Beijing

Firsts Sights of Beijing

Our first experience in China was a crazy taxi cab ride, walk down a borderline sketchy alleyway, and arrival to our courtyard hotel. We also snagged a glimpse of Tiananmen Square and Entrance to the Forbidden Palace at night before meeting my parents for a very fun week! Continue Reading

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