All posts by Carolina Barbosa

Hi !!!! I am currently in Singapore studying for a semester abroad :)

Colorful Neighborhoods

March 1, 2019 Can you believe it’s March!! I have been in Singapore for 2 months now!! Wow, I can’t believe it, time goes by so fast when you’re not paying attention. After being here for 2 months, I can honestly say I have done a lot. But, I also want to comment on something ...

Finally…Haji Lane

February 23, 2019 If you look up “Things to do in Singapore”, you will definitely see Haji Lane on one of those internet lists. I saw it and was immediately drawn to it because of how colorful it looked. Haji Lane is a fun street with many stores, places to drink and murals. I was ...

Views All Day Everyday

February 25, 2019 It doesn’t matter how many times I see the school, everytime is like the first day. It’s just such a beautiful school and I think that all the students who get to use this school for 4 years, are incredibly lucky. There are so many different buildings with so many resources. I ...

Last minute plans

February 17, 2019 I was just relaxing in my room for the night and suddenly I decided to change and go visit Little India. This was nowhere in my plans for today but I really wanted to go and I figured it would be cool to see it at night and then visit another time ...

The year of the Pig.

February 5, 2019 Happy Chinese New Year!!! Or, Lunar New Year, as my friend Helena keeps bugging me even though all the locals say Chinese New Year here… Today, Tuesday is only the beginning of the Chinese New Year celebrations. NTU was closed today and it will also be closed tomorrow. I had classes yesterday ...

Keep going!!

When I had the meeting with the Study Abroad Department before I left for Singapore, they told me that everyone will probably face a roller coaster. This roller coaster was an emotional one of course, but I didn’t really believe them. I thought I would be nervous yes, but I didn’t think I would be ...

Almost Chinese New Year!!

January 31, 2019 OVERVIEW Make a list of all the places you want to go and plan ahead Ask the locals about the holidays they celebrate while you will be there and try to get involved so you can experience it in that country Bring an extra battery just in case your camera dies !!!! ...