Rylie Wahl

Marietta College
Beijing - Contemporary China & Chinese Language

I'm a junior majoring in Asian Studies and minoring in Graphic Design and Leadership Studies. My favorite hobby is language learning, specifically Asian languages! I also enjoy making music and taking photos.

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September 12, 2017

While exploring the shops and restaurants right around campus, I began to realize there were whole sections that, despite looking otherwise totally ordinary, never seemed to be open.

September 9, 2017

Last week, as part of our IES Abroad orientation, we got to experience the "Tiananmen Trifecta," visting the Beijing Planning Exhibition Hall, Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City. We first went to the planning hall, which I promise was much more exciting than it sounds.

August 26, 2017

Today marks my first real day in Beijing as well as the start of my tenth year studying Chinese. Yes, tenth. It's kind of a strange feeling finally being here after studying the language and culture for so long. It seemed inevitable but at the same time so far away.