Cultural Experience | China

Was China How I Expected?

A Follow-up to My Expectations for a First-Time trip to China

A few weeks ago, I returned from my first solo trip to Beijing, Datong, Xi’an and Shanghai. It was an incredible experience that changed me in so many ways. Before my trip, I wrote here on College Tourist about some of the things I was expecting to encounter, and I’m back today to tell you whether my expectations turned out to be true or not!

Bethany Dickey

Acadia University | 15 stories

My name is Bethany and I’m an 18 year old university student in beautiful Nova Scotia, Canada. I love shopping, travelling, planning imaginary trips, learning languages, making spreadsheets, and challenging myself every day. Follow along on my forays into solo travel with too many pairs of shoes and excessive itineraries!


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