Love is in the air here in Arequipa Peru; along with torrential downpours. You think I’m joking about the flooding, look at the little old lady trying to jump across sandbags. Cooking chicken and mashed potatoes tonight along with a real classy 2007 bottle of Peruvian champagne. Here’s to you February 14th. 


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).