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Ready to Board in Beijing

Jody, Dragons Admin

All students and instructors returning to Los Angeles on the group flight are now at their gate in Beijing and ready for the flight back to LA. Thanks so much to all students, parents, instructors, homestay families, language teachers, ISP mentors,......Read More



Nina, Participant

Written on: July 25, 2019 It is currently 12:45 am. I am sitting on the bus, and we just began our journey to the place we are staying for the night in Beijing. None of us know where we are going. This morning, more like yesterday morning, we said......Read More

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Carin, Dragons Admin

Dear Families & Friends, It is hard to believe that almost four weeks have passed since your student embarked on this incredible adventure! It won’t be long until students will be boarding their planes back home. We are sure you are anxiously......Read More


Beijing Arrival

Kristen, Instructor

Written on July 25, 2019 Our last day in Kunming was bittersweet. We spent our morning debriefing the previous day’s student X-Phase (a day that students get to plan and put their leadership skills into practice). We discussed the tea market......Read More

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China: Mandarin Language Intensive (4-week) - Group B


One Week Remaining!

Ebony, Participant

Hello Everyone, I am loving all of your posts and pictures, please keep them coming (and try and post videos if you can- I see other Yak boards posting videos!). Did you all get to hike the Tiger Leaping Gorge — I sure hope so! And I am......Read More


Notes to families!

Everyone, Participant

Notes to Families Written on July 10th and 11th. Nina: Hi Family! I tried to call yesterday, but the connection was bad, so it wouldn’t go through. I will be sure to send post cards and emails once we arrive in Kunming. Today is our last day......Read More