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TBC’s 20th Anniversary Thanksgiving Gala

The Beijing Center - November 26, 2018

Living with Americans

The Beijing Center - October 18, 2018

An American Gay in China

The Beijing Center - November 2, 2018

Spring Break: TBC Style

The Beijing Center - April 11, 2017

WELCOME TO THE TBC’ERS OF FALL 2016!

The Beijing Center - October 11, 2016

Student Interview: Matthew Sweetman

Can you briefly introduce yourself? My name is Matthew Sweetman. I was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, a moderately sized city in between Chicago and Milwaukee. I have been studying Chinese for some time and now and in high school I had the opportunity to travel to Beijing with my 老师 laoshi. However, the…

2019 TBC Student’s Spring Break!

TBC Student’s had the chance to travel around Asia and or a few countries outside of Asia during their spring break. Here’s a quick synopsis of their week-long trips on their opportunity to venture out and explore the neighboring countries of China and other countries that they touched base at! 1.Eamonn H. (Marquette University) –…

Thai-ed to Memories

April 2, 2019 By Georgina C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student During spring break a group of 6 friends and I spent our time in the Land of Smiles-Thailand. A week full of dream-like scenery and adventures straight out of a book. To say the least, it was the perfect escape from…

Yunnan Academic Excursion

February 19, 2019 By Michelle C., University of San Francisco, TBC Spring 2019 Student I went down to the Yunnan Province for two weeks with my peers that are in the same academic program. We went to many places in just a short amount of time and it was a fun and exciting experience. It…

China Immersion Trip, Javeriana Cali University

From November to December 2018, ChinaContact, TBC’s short-term program team, hosted a group of eight students and faculty from Javeriana Cali University for their “China Immersion 2018” program. During their 21 days in China, the group traveled Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, learning about the different customs in different parts of China, witnessing the beautiful scenery of early…

‘Lost’ in the Mountains

October 30   By Alexa L., Stonehill College, TBC Student, fall 2018  PRE-LEAVING I had an expectation, when I decided to study abroad in China, that I was going to travel all over Asia.  It was unrealistic because I neglected the fact that I was a part of a STUDY abroad and that I had classes during the week.  However, I didn’t…

Seoul Searching

October 19, 2018 By Alexa L., Stonehill College, TBC Fall 2018 Student   In China, the first week of October is the National Holiday.  Many businesses and schools close for the week.  Given this free time, some of my friends and I planned a 6-day trip to Seoul, South Korea!  Step 1: LOGISTICS  Which airline do we…

Mid-Autumn Festival: A Free Week to Travel!

TBC Fall October 18, 2018 The first week of October is the Mid-Autumn Festival in China, a national week-long holiday. Our TBC students utilized this period to explore distant destinations across Asia.  In the end, our TBCers settled in 5 locations: Bangkok, Tongling, Shanghai, Seoul, and Palawan & El Nido.  A member from each expedition describes…

Aventura en la Ruta de la Seda

October 8, 2018 By Paula Andrea G.M., Javeriana Bogota, TBC Fall 2018 Student Este semestre tuve la oportunidad de viajar por una parte de la gran Ruta de la Seda, viaje incluido en mi intercambio a China con The Beijing Center.  Durante los siglos XIII y XIV DC, esta ruta fue la principal de comercio entre…

Dear Mom, I’m Still Alive

September 2, 2018 – Originally posted on https://dearmomiamstillalive.blogspot.com/2018/09/silk-road-trip-part-1.html By Jackson G, Saint Louis University, TBC Fall 2018 SILK ROAD TRIP, PART 1 Dear Mom, I’m still alive, and I’ve been in China for more than three weeks! Sorry I haven’t been posting, but I’ve been very busy – for the past two weeks, I’ve been traveling with…