Rural Homestays (China: Cultural Traditions in the North)

Experimenters spent the last five days in the rural village of Buyangzhuang. Buyangzhuang is located in Shandong province just outside the city of Tai'an. Here in the village students conducted their rural homestay in traditional Chinese courtyard houses. Cultural barriers as well as physical and mental challenges were faced and overcome as students navigated through …

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Homestays (China: Cultural Traditions in the North)

"When I entered my new home I was surprised by how modern it was. It was very quiet, a strong contrast of the outside world. It felt very similar to my own home in America. My family was very loving and caring, and constantly showered me with attention. My mom bought me chicken nuggets, which …