Thrown in at the deep end

a language student abroad


December 2015

Christmas in Shanghai 在上海的圣诞节

I’m going to pause the posts I’m catching up on to write about my Continue reading “Christmas in Shanghai 在上海的圣诞节”


Beijing 北京 Forbidden City 紫禁城

We had a bit of a lie in on Sunday to savour our last few moments in the Continue reading “Beijing 北京 Forbidden City 紫禁城”

Beijing 北京 The Great Wall of China 长城

Another early morning today but all for a good cause, we were going to Continue reading “Beijing 北京 The Great Wall of China 长城”

Beijing 北京 Donghuamen Night Market 东华门夜市

This weekend we went to Beijing!! I was so excited to go, we woke up really Continue reading “Beijing 北京 Donghuamen Night Market 东华门夜市”

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium 上海海洋水族馆

Today, according to the plan I made, we were supposed to go to Zhujiajiao Continue reading “Shanghai Ocean Aquarium 上海海洋水族馆”

Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple 在上海的玉佛禅寺

Before going to the Shaoxing Opera on Wednesday night, me, Tom and Continue reading “Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple 在上海的玉佛禅寺”

Shaoxing Opera 绍剧

Before Tom arrived I bought us two tickets to go see a traditional Chinese Continue reading “Shaoxing Opera 绍剧”

Tom’s arrival in Shanghai 汤姆的到来到上海

YEEEY, the thing I’d been looking forward to the most – Tom has arrived! I Continue reading “Tom’s arrival in Shanghai 汤姆的到来到上海”

Halloween 万圣节前夕

For Halloween this year I went out two nights. The first night, the night Continue reading “Halloween 万圣节前夕”

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