Katie Minor

<p>Hey everyone! I&rsquo;m a junior and I currently attend Trinity University, a small school in San Antonio, Texas. I consider myself a sociologist in training, and I&rsquo;m interested in learning and experiencing new cultures! This blog depicts my experiences in China, specifically Beijing, China&rsquo;s capital city, a long way from home! Hope you enjoy and feel free to comment!</p>

2017 Spring
Home University:
Trinity University

Blogs by Katie Minor

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I Think I Can, I Think I Can

This semester has been filled with me constantly saying, “I can’t.” Honestly, I have surprised myself in more ways than one. Being back home in Texas, I have...

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Making the Unknown Known

Every day is a new day with different things and different challenges. However, in Beijing things are starting to feel normal as each day flies by.&nbsp;

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Back to Where it All Began

For this DIY travel weekend I went back to Wuhu, my birth city. I saw a lot of things I wanted to see like the orphanage, places to shop, and other popular...

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Which Way is Which?

Going to a new country and learning how to get from one place to another is crucial. Sometimes though, one needs to make some mistakes along the way to truly...

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DIY Travel: Beijing Style

Even though I didn't leave Beijing, I had a great time with my roommate as my tour guide. This week I had the opportunity to see the Forbidden City, ride a bike...

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I'm Just Like Them!

Going through security checkpoints in Yunnan was an experience I won't forget. Once again it seems that being a Chinese American in China has both advatanges...