As Fall slowly fades away, I’m preparing for November 15th, when central heating for Beijing finally turns on. Pollution for the next 3 months is worth a warm winter, right? Ironic that as I was posting this I received a notification from my AQI app warning me of ‘heavy pollution’. GOOD TIMES BEIJING! Keep 'em coming…

Degen Hill

About: Degen Hill is a travel junkie, gym enthusiast, and avid writer who currently resides in Beijing. He is a 28-year-old graduate of Eastern Washington University where he studied Spanish & Communications and quickly learned that life's too short to not travel. Degen is aggressively realistic, open-minded, sarcastic, curious, and results-driven.

Currently: Degen graduated from Tsinghua University with a Master's of Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy in Beijing. He is now a reporter and editor for the political magazine China Today (今日中国). His Chinese language ability is a work in progress and enjoys the challenge. He is currently living in Andingmen (Right above the Forbidden City).