Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mollie Russo: Blog #5

Working at the Ritz-Carlton has taken up so much of my time here in Chengdu, at times I feel as if I am missing out on a few opportunities to bond with the rest of the g-MEO group for their … Continue reading

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Carly Ortiz: Differences Between China & the U.S.

There are many things that make China unique and also completely different from the US. The first huge difference would be the food. Sichuan is known for its spicy, but amazing tasting food. Other than the food being EXTREMELY spicy, … Continue reading

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Janil Caba: My Life Changing Experience

If someone were to have told me a year ago that I would be climbing three of the most famous and historical mountains in China, I would not have believed them.  I never had pictured myself to be exploring China … Continue reading

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Georgia Manu: Sichuan Cuisine

The food culture in Chengdu is taken very seriously; it’s beautiful and super spicy. Sichuan Province is the location for one of the four famous local cuisines in China. There is a Chinese saying “All good foods are found in … Continue reading

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Abe Ibrahim: Blog #4

One of the things that I notice among many of the study abroad students I have met throughout Chengdu (including my classmates) is the fact that they all thought about returning to China for a job opportunity, since many of … Continue reading

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Janil Caba: China and Me

It still hasn’t hit me that I’ve been in China for two months now and, in less than a month, I’ll be back home to my family.  It saddens me to say that I’ll be leaving China for good, and … Continue reading

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Mollie Russo: Blog #4

So much has happened during these weeks in China I can hardly believe that it was all true!  Sometimes I can’t believe half the things I’ve done, as well as a quarter of the things I’ve seen in China, but … Continue reading

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Carly Ortiz: China Tribulations

There is about a month left to my journey, and it is the most bittersweet feelings I’ve ever felt. Upon arriving in Chengdu, I felt scared, almost like it wasn’t something I could bring myself to do. As the weeks … Continue reading

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