All posts by Meghan Pierce

JAPAN!

Classes have finally finished at HKUST and it has been a wild, but fun ride at the school. I completely finished two classes and have two finals towards the end of December. For my Chinese class, my teacher was very happy that she got to teach us Mandarin and how far we have all come ...

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Wǒ fēicháng xǐhuān kuài zi!

Title Translation: I love chopsticks! I am a huge foodie, so I really like going out and trying new foods when I get the chance. Since being in Hong Kong for 3 months, I have been to all different types of restaurants from Korean to Taiwanese. I have had traditional Cantonese food and a lot of ...

Conquering Dragon’s Back

Since my Hall likes to hold events so that the exchange students can be active on campus and within Hong Kong, I tend to go to a lot of them. Almost every week the hall has an event that we can all participate. Two weeks ago Youli and I participated in a Nintendo Switch Mario ...

Relaxation and Monkeys

Since I really wanted to go to another peaceful place, we planned another weekend outing. The next places that we visited were the Nan Lian Garden and the Chi Lin Nunnery in Diamond Hill. The garden and the nunnery weren’t very different from the Big Buddha that we visited a couple of days before, but ...

Peace. Tranquility. Happiness.

In Hong Kong, there are a lot of different place to visit to escape the busy Hong Kong life, while still in Hong Kong. Just a few steps or MTR stops away, you can find very quiet tranquil places that tourists go to to experience religious culture and serenity. I always wanted to visit a ...

Reflection of My Halfway Mark

I have been in Hong Kong for two months now and it has been a very and uplifting experience so far. The experience on its own is very unique and what I have learned about myself, the students at UST, the people around Hong Kong, and myself, has changed my own perspective on life. Through ...

Fierce Pierce Take Hong Kong: Part 1

After being in Hong Kong for 3 months, I have been away from my family for longer than I’ve ever been. It has had its ups and downs not being able to talk to them during the day because of the time difference. I thought that I would have to be spending Thanksgiving in Hong ...