Adventure Awaits

If you’re friends with me on Facebook you’ve probably seen me add a ton of photos. I’ve been pretty busy the past few weekends sight seeing and doing tourist stuff. My first real weekend here I went on a tour with a group of other tourists to see the Great Wall. First, we went in … More Adventure Awaits

Real Talk

Alright, so lets have some real talk. Things here aren’t easy here. It’s very hard actually. It took me one week to start feeling home sick which really surprised me. I was expecting to start feeling home sick sooner than I did. I’m going to be completely honest with you guys. It sucks here, and … More Real Talk

The First Week

Alright, so I’ve been here for about a week now. I’m starting to get into a routine here at the orphanage, I broke down and cried for the first time today, and I’m slowly learning my way around. My daily routine: I get up around 7:30 am, get dressed and ready for the day. I’m … More The First Week

Random Fun Facts

I thought it would be fun to tell you guys things I’ve learned so far through some random facts about Beijing China, and Alenah’s Home, which is the orphanage I’m staying in. Beijing China: It is 13 hours ahead of CST There are 22 Million people in Beijing, China There is 7 Million vehicles in … More Random Fun Facts

First Impressions

I finally landed in China after a long 13 hour flight. After waiting 30 minutes to get off the plane once we landed I followed the crowd to a check point labeled “Foreigners.” When I got up to the guy I had to show him my passport and visa inside it, as well as a … More First Impressions

The Trip

  Leading up to the last few weeks before China, I started to get less excited and more nervous. The night before I questioned myself. “What the heck did I get myself into?” Well I’ve been in China now for almost 24 hours and I’m still kind of second guessing this, but I’ll go into … More The Trip

Three Reasons Why

People have been asking me why, why am I going to China? My response, there are actually many reasons why I’m going. Here is where I will explain those reasons. Just a heads up I’m going to get personal. Reason One: To change the world Like many others, I want to change the world. I … More Three Reasons Why