Category: Fall 2019

Hiking In Hong Kong

For those of you who might have read my previous post about the “Day Out In Hong Kong Island”, I had mentioned that I will be dedicating an entire post about the hikes in Hong Kong. Undoubtedly, Hong Kong offers a beautiful urban experience, but it’s amazing how you can easily find hiking spots with ...

Bushfires

This week I experienced being in a zone with a high risk of bushfires. Back home, there are not many forests or regions near me that experience these. Prior to coming to Australia, I was unaware of how high risk they are. The first time I had heard about bushfires here was in my Sydney ...

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Lion’s Rock Hike

Lion’s Rock Hike There is one thing about Hong Kong that is quite unique. That is how easy to go on spectacular hikes is. Not only are there dozens of hiking trails available within less than twenty minutes away from the busiest part of the city, but also the weather is extremely comfortable for such ...

Culture of Trust

Most people I know would never ever dream of leaving important things out on the street for anyone to see. When I leave my phone in places, I panic until I have in back in my pocket, even if it was not hidden in a place where someone could easily take it.  Now imagine leaving ...

Snakes

One of the reasons people fear coming to Australia are the many dangerous animals. Australia happens to have the 3 deadliest snakes in the world; the brown snake, mainland tiger snake, and the coastal taipan. Although they have some of the deadliest animals, that should not be the reason why you do not come to ...

Travel Tips

This weekend I took a weekend trip to Paris with two of my friends. This was my first time traveling out of Italy since being here and the experience taught me a lot about traveling while abroad. So here are a few tips and tricks I learned:  Read everything you are agreeing to a few ...

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Last but not least…

Today is the last day of our trip. Ten days in southeast Asia are slowly coming to an end. Now, there is only one thing left to see. That is the temple that many consider to be the crown jewel of not only Cambodia but most of the Eastern world. The temple’s name is Angkor ...

Random Oz Facts

Since being here, I have realized how little I truly knew about Australia prior to coming here. I have learned a lot of different things related to their lifestyle, culture, and the environment. Here are some experiences I have encountered and cool things I have realized: Grocery stores are much smaller here; they do not ...

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The Treasures of Siem Reap

Our trip to Siem Reap was quite a a special occasion. We took the bus. More specifically the night bus. Even more specifically, we took a night bus that had beds instead of seats! The beds were bunk beds that could fit 4 people in total. They came with small airplane pillows and blankets. They ...

Weekend Splendor

As a market and festival fanatic, Australia certainly does not lack in this department. After an intense week of uni work, I love knowing there are heaps of Saturday markets and Sunday festivals to explore during the weekend. Lesson Learned #4—If you’re looking for any of these things—love, art, expression, good conversation—well I have the ...