April Fool's!

No bar fight, no jail. For some reason, I’m staying in Beijing for another year hoping to learn more Chinese and wrap my head around Chinese logic. Weew!

Headed to the Brazilian Embassy tomorrow to formally submit my mountain of paperwork for a tourist visa. The last and final piece of my World Cup plans


Degen Hill

About: Degen Hill is a travel junkie, gym enthusiast, and avid writer who currently resides in Beijing. He is a 28-year-old graduate of Eastern Washington University where he studied Spanish & Communications and quickly learned that life's too short to not travel. Degen is aggressively realistic, open-minded, sarcastic, curious, and results-driven.

Currently: Degen graduated from Tsinghua University with a Master's of Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy in Beijing. He is now a reporter and editor for the political magazine China Today (今日中国). His Chinese language ability is a work in progress and enjoys the challenge. He is currently living in Andingmen (Right above the Forbidden City).