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  • Visiting Beijing? Top Ten Foods To Try …

    Blog post by Ariana Lee, Amherst College, Hutong Intern Extraordinaire 豆浆和油条 (dòu jiāng hé yóu tiáo) SOY-MILK AND FRIED DOUGH Walking through the busy streets of Beijing during morning rush hour, it is inevitable that you will run into a local vendor selling bowls of soy-milk along with a plate of crispy fried dough. This traditional Chinese breakfast includes soy-milk

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  • Remembering The Fair South

    “Remembering the Fair South, As always, it is Hangzhou I most recall: Amongst the mountain temples I search for the osmanthus petals From which the moon did fall.” ~ Bai Juyi (772-846)   This spring the Hutong journeyed with 34 young grade-four students to Suzhou and Hangzhou in order to experience the rich culture of The South. Here is a

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  • The Hutong Wins Chinese Culture Exchange Centre of the Year!

    The Hutong Wins Chinese Culture Exchange Centre of the Year! Adorned with magnificent golden ornaments and purple lights, Unico at the Topwin Centre was filled with music, laughter, and delicious food and drinks as Beijing’s most prominent beauty, fitness, lifestyle, and nightlife brands came together for That’s Beijing’s award ceremony on July 11th, 2017. Our own Hutongers: Michelle, Daisy, Ben,

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  • G’day Mate!

      G’day! (Is it okay to still say that now that we’re back in the States? Yes? Okay then.) It is hard to believe that it has already been a MONTH since the TCU Horned Frogs returned from Australia. While I could write pages and pages recounting every lecture, clinical observation, meal, cultural tour, and activity we experienced, I know

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  • 5 Days in Qingdao

    5 Days in Qingdao Qingdao, a coastal city in eastern Shandong province, is well known for its unique colonial history tied to the legacy of its German occupation. Qingdao offers beautiful beaches, hilly parks with panoramic views and a relaxed pace of life that cannot be found in other Chinese cities. Qingdao came back into the limelight with the sailing

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