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  • Meet Ariana

    Blog post by Ariana Lee, Amherst College, Hutong Intern Extraordinaire During my junior year of high school, I decided to step out of my comfort zone and to spend an entire year abroad studying in Italy. I stayed in a little town right outside of Rome called Viterbo, and had the privilege of living with a local host family. Getting

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  • Summer Cocktail Chinese Style: Infused Baijiu

    This article is derived from Chengdu Food Tours. Chengdu Food Tours is a boutique culinary experience provider in Chengdu, focused on continually exploring this city as well as its history and food sources. They organize custom food tours and food events in the city itself and foraging trips in the mountains nearby. Chengdu Food Tours wants you to love Chengdu

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  • Reflections at Pingyao

    At the end of each day of Educational Programs, the students are given time to think back on their day during a time we call Reflections. They are asked to share and write down their impressions, what they learned, and stand-out moments from the day. After a long walk on the Ancient City Wall—interspersed with storytelling about the wealthy families who

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  • Our Top 10 for 10

    Our Beijing Top Ten:  Activity Edition If you have spent any time in Beijing, you have experienced the constant bombardment of there always being something to do.  However, all that tomfoolery can slowly break the stitched edges of your qián bāo.  Composited below, is a list of The Hutong’s unofficial guide to experiencing Beijing on a budget–our favorite things to

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  • Remembering Glenn Crossley

    To Members of the Greater Hutong Family, Recently, tragedy struck The Hutong when we lost a dear friend and Hutong family member, Glenn Crossley. He passed away at the age of 30 years old when he died suddenly on Tuesday, March 28th. Although Glenn was not a member of The Hutong Family for very long, he was very eager to learn

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