Beijing can be nice when it wants to be. The weather is no longer warm and fall is quickly moving on as winter creeps in. So far, gym shorts, a soccer jersey, and a North Face shell seem to keep things comfortable.

Beijing can be nice when it wants to be. The weather is no longer warm and fall is quickly moving on as winter creeps in. So far, gym shorts, a soccer jersey, and a North Face shell seem to keep things comfortable.

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).