for quite a while. I will try my best to keep you in the loop for the future. Yes, I’m back in China, after four years away. And this time I’m putting some real effort into learning the language once and for all. I signed up for a nine month course at EF Beijing. It’s very intensive, and I’m learning a lot. In a few months I should be speaking and reading Mandarin like a pro. Well, maybe not like a local, but at least I will be able to communicate and continue learning without going to school every day.
So, I’ve been busy studying now for three months. And so far I’ve only been to Beijing (obviously) and Tianjin, which is a rather large city half an hour outside Beijing (on the fast train). I’ve also been to the great wall, north of Beijing (the photo). However, Christmas is fast approaching, and with that a three week vacation from school. My girlfriend and I are going to Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Tokyo—in that order. Of course, I’ve been to Shenzhen before, but never to the other two cities. Les mer »