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…and they’re off!

Jody, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, Students on the group return flight departing from Kunming are on their way home (or towards onward travel)! Thanks so much to instructors Marcus, Maddie, Pei, and Tindy, to our China Program Coordinator, Annie Jiao, all......Read More

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Exploring Lhasa

Jody, Dragons Admin

The group is now enjoying their third day in Lhasa and excited as they learn more about the region and Tibetan Buddhism. All students are healthy and doing well! A few photos from the instructor team, below:...Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: South of the Clouds

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Painting ISPs

Team China, Instructor

Students learning traditional Chinese painting as part of their Independent Study Project (ISP)...Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: South of the Clouds

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Upcoming Itinerary

Team China, Instructor

Hello Families and Friends! Next Thursday morning, Nov 14th our team will head to Lhasa for a one-week stay in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. We will visit Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkor Street to name a few of the destinations on our......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: South of the Clouds

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Homestays in Amdo

Jody, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, On behalf of the group, we want to apologize for the sparse communication so far! Yesterday was the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. As a result, blocks on the internet have made......Read More

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Enjoying Beijing…Internet Challenges

Jody, Dragons Admin

Hello Families and Friends – Just sharing a quick update to let everyone following the Yak Board at home know that the group is doing well and off to a great start, now in Beijing. As many of you are aware, unfortunately, accessing the......Read More

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Arrived in Beijing!

Jody, Dragons Admin

All China semester students and instructors (except for one student who will join the group in a few days) have arrived in Beijing and are now together and headed towards their orientation site along the Great Wall near Gubeikou. Wishing everyone a......Read More

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Welcome from the China Program Director

Jody, Dragons Admin

Hello China Fall 2019 Semester Students & Families! Welcome to the Yak Board! Going forward, this will be our main forum for sharing information about preparing for the semester, a place for instructors and students to introduce themselves, a......Read More

WTBD Yaks from China

China: The Silk Road

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Arrived at LAX

Jody, Dragons Admin

All students on the group flight with Zack have landed safely in LA and are headed onward home this evening or tomorrow. With thanks again to all involved! – Jody...Read More