Category: City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

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13. A Guide for Groceries

October 15, 2015 Today’s topic is food, again. This time, it’s more focused on day-to-day meals rather than novelty foods from restaurants. You’ll find that eating out in Hong Kong adds up after a while. The canteens have food at a reasonable price and the restaurants off campus slightly more. If you’re trying to save ...

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12. Hong Kong is on Point.

October 13, 2015 Sometimes there are things that other countries just do much, much better than the US. One thing I can think of off the top of my head is the subway systems in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Another thing that I’ll discuss in detail is the Octopus Card, a feature of Hong Kong. ...

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11. Actually Studying Tho

October 10, 2015 I realized I haven’t started talking about classes yet. I’m taking five classes this term, three of which are psychology, the remaining two biology. However, I only have 3 different professors right now since some of them teach two classes that I’m taking. The first week, some classes were cancelled, so I ...

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10. Another Excuse to Not Study

October 7, 2015 I like to call this day “the day I tried to study but accidentally went to an anime convention instead” — I was heading from the dorm to the library to study when I spotted a cosplayer.   Let me back up a bit. Anime is Japanese animation (think Sailor Moon or ...

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9. Street Food

October 2, 2015 Just last week I had the opportunity to try a famous type of street food in Hong Kong called gai daan jai, or in English, egg waffle. Gai daan jai literally translates to “chicken egg small,” which makes total sense because the waffles look like lots of chicken eggs stuck together. Gai ...

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8. Mid-Autumn Festival Celebrations

September 30, 2015 On Thursday September 24, the CityU dorms had a Mid-Autumn Festival celebration. I went not expecting so much, but it was so amazing! What I love about the Hong Kong university life is that everyone is so passionate and very involved with activities. I hope you guys can get a sample of ...

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7. The Mid-Autumn Festival

September 25, 2015 Sunday is the Mid-Autumn Festival (AKA Moon Festival), a huge celebration held between early September to early October. The Moon Festival celebrates thanksgiving, harvests, and the company of family and friends. The Moon Festival is actually on a different day each year because it is based on the lunar calendar, not the ...