Category: Hong Kong

Spring Flower Festival at Yeouido Park

It officially became Spring a few weeks ago and with that comes the season of warmth and flowers! Since I arrived in Korea towards the later end of Winter, trees were pretty barren and flowers were something you had to go out of your way to find. For some reason, I didn’t expect Korea to ...

Final Reflection! Thank You Hong Kong!

**Lack of pictures because my laptop crashed! Sorry in advance!** Well, I’m done and I’m back in the United States of America! Where should I start? I spent 4 months on the outside of the world in a country I only heard about a couple of times through friends and on the Internet. When I ...

Fierce Pierce/Jones Take Hong Kong: Part 2

My family and friends were really excited for me to come to Hong Kong and experience the education system and culture here. My mom knew that since I was here for 4 months, my sister and her had to come to visit Hong Kong. My mom, Aunt Nique (Monique), my sister, Janelle, and my cousin, ...

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Hong Kong: A (Food) Melting Pot

Hong Kong is has a lot of different cultures that makes it so unique. Even though it is in Asia, there are people living here from all over the world that bring their own culture and influence over. Just like New York, I feel that Hong Kong is a melting pot for all cultures and ...

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My Final Days at HKUST

Japan was really nice to visit and I loved it a lot. I learned a lot about the culture and the lifestyle in Osaka and some of the surrounding areas. However, I know that Tokyo will be more interesting and will have a different lifestyle than the other parts of Japan. When we got back ...

Arigatō, Nihon!

Title Translation: Thank You, Japan! For the final few days of our visit to Japan, we did a lot of shopping for ourselves and family, eating new foods, exploring, and relaxing. The new Airbnb that we stayed in was right on Dotonbori Street and over looked the river. It was surprisingly really cheap for Ada, Jessica, ...

Shrines. Bamboo. Torii.

In Asia, it is really popular for tourist to go to different cultural places, such as shrines, nature sites, and food spots. The shrines that are in and around Osaka all look the same in some aspects, but have unique features that set them apart. We went to a couple of shrines in Osaka and ...