Traveling in China & Japan
DONE BY: Melanie Wang | Loomis Chafee School '15 | U. of Chicago '20
LENGTH: A few weeks up to a month at a time
- China (Shanghai, Beijing, Changchun, Jilin, Hangzhou, Lijiang, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Hong Kong, Macao)
- Japan (Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto)
PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★☆
KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED:
Basically I was just on my own time, planning every day. Each day in each place was different, so there's not much to say for a set schedule.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE:
DO IT! Bring:
- Practical clothes
- A good attitude
- Google maps.
MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY:
It's chill, ya feel? It's your gap year, no expectations, no rush, no pressure. Just enjoy the world.