Watched the Chinese military parade today and it was just what one would expect from China. The standout was the bright blue camo that the Chinese navy somehow thought suited their needs. 70,000 doves were also released to promote peace in the world. Xi also graciously said he would slim down the world’s largest standing military force by 300,000 soldiers. What a guy

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).