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A day in Ho Chi Minh

Walking in the streets of Ho Chi Minh in the morning is quite the surreal experience. Motorbikes are everywhere around you. There are by far more motorbikes than there are cars on the streets. The more you start to pay attention at the people around you, the more you can understand certain cultural trends. I ...

Sneak Peek Into The Campus

In my previous posts, I had tried talking about my specific experiences and learning at UST, which might apply to any study abroad program in general. However in this post, I will be more specific and talk about the amazing resources, opportunities, and food options on the HKUST campus. Those of you who have been ...

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Exotic Experiences

Koh Rong is an island…an exotic island. It is located east of Cambodia and is quite a destination for tourists. It is an hour’s boat ride from Sihanoukville. There is not much to see there apart from experiencing the comfort and splendor of the natural beauty. The sea is crystal clear and there are coconut ...

Halfway point

It’s crazy to think my study abroad experience is halfway done. I have been here for almost 3 months now and it has been one of the best experiences of my life. I have had the opportunity to travel to different parts of the country and truly engulf myself in the culture within Australia. I ...

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Tis the Season… Co/op Season, that is.

For most American students, November starts the countdown to endless turkey, Black Friday shopping, and cheesy Christmas carols on every radio station, but for any Drexel student on the fall/winter cycle, November just signifies the daunting task of co/op applications and the unnerving feeling of awaiting interview requests. But what’s the only thing worse than ...

A Peaceful Place

Want to take a wild guess at which week in the term has me feeling so blue? Yes, week five. I’ve experienced this week time and again at Drexel. To my surprise, week five at UNSW doesn’t differ much. I definitely shed a tear or two in the library, but I made it through! “Study ...

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Macau continued…

Our tour guide Mario took as to many different places in Macau. First, we went to see the Venetian casino-hotel. If the name sounds familiar it is because the exact same casino exists in Las Vegas under the same owner. The casino is known for the fact that it contains an exact replica of Venice ...