At some point, I’m gonna need to eat these dishes. And various others of course. Here’s a little taste (hah) of the Buzzfeed blog post!!
Welcome back! Basically, this is a bit of background about me – talking about how and why I wanted to learn more about the Chinese culture.
A lot of people have asked me over the years, “You’re Vietnamese, right? Why are you learning Chinese?” And my answer actually begins with my Vietnamese heritage.
My name is Catherine, and this is a chronicle of my time applying to and hopefully attending Beijing Normal University, also known colloquially as 北师大, Beishida, in Beijing, China.
Today was the first day that I acted on wanting to study abroad. I’ve been looking at information about going to China for over a year now – I looked at study abroad programs before even deciding where I wanted to go to college; but, today was the first real step towards actually making my dream come true.