Tag Archives: Panda

giant panda sculpture on roof of IFS building

Visiting the Sculpture Garden

In the heart of Chengdu sits the YMCA. Over one hundred years old, it looks a little out of place in comparison to the sky-scraping apartments and shopping centers that…

edible decorations; children making a candy poster

Home Sweet Home

Home sweet home, literally. Warning: There will be many puns   My stay in Chengdu, China keeps getting sweeter and sweeter as the days go by. Popular department store IFS…

Let the Journey Begin!

Checking Out the View After our almost 19 hour flight packed with sprinting to terminals and dealing with baggage claims, Blake and I finally arrived in the bustling city of…

Blake with pandas

Visiting the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

  The Chengdu Research Base of giant panda breeding is a hot spot for tourists in the Sichuan Province of China. Because of the cute and cuddly appearance of the…

A panda on its back on a large wooden platform

Adjusting to Your Surroundings and PANDAS!

It’s quite an experience teaching Chinese children and adults how to speak English. Nobody said it would be easy, and we’re still adjusting to our new surroundings. Everything’s much different…