First day of class was thoroughly enjoyable. Only had 1 student in my first class, so we talked about traveling and exchanged music; also had a debate about what exactly classifies Alanis Morissette as ‘good music’. I’m pretty sure I won. 

I know what you’re thinking, and yes, that sandwich has 4 different types of meats including sausage. Protein shakes after a workout are overrated. I thought the painting on the wall was pretty cool along with the street sweeper whose back is featured in the picture. 


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).