Tag: study abroad

Hiking Adventures in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for its hikes because there are very tall hills and peaks with amazing views. The two hikes I have been on while in Hong Kong are Victoria Peak and Sunset Peak. Victoria Peak is a well-known peak for tourists because it is the highest hill on Hong Kong Island. There are ...

Ocean Park Hong Kong

Ocean Park is one of the most well-known amusement parks in Hong Kong. My friends and I took the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) from our dorm halls to Ocean Park, where the trains stopped in front of the park. We decided to go on a weekday because it is very crowded, and this is a ...

H

Halloween in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Halloween celebration is quite big and eventful for the locals. This past Halloween weekend was the most I have seen the streets become crowded. After speaking with most of my local friends, I learned that people do not trick or treat here. Locals do not trick or treat because the city is densely ...

A Vegan Weekend in London!

With COVID restrictions lifting slowly here and there, I got the wonderful opportunity to travel to London. In a country that speaks English, I got the luxury of just requesting that my meals were vegan and not having to say “Senza latte e uovo e formagio e burro e prodotti animali per favore!!” I took ...

Cheung Chau Island

This past weekend, my friends and I have traveled to a different island called Cheung Chau. We had to take the train to the pier and take a ferry to the island. When we first arrived off the boat, there were many small shops and bikes. The island is tiny that locals are not driving ...

Eataly: The Italian Grocery Store of Your Dreams

It took me two whole months of saying that I was going to go to Eataly for me to finally make it there. Let me tell you how much I regret that! I wish that I had made the trip over there way before now! Walking into Eataly feels like walking into a grocery wonderland, ...

Typhoon in Hong Kong

There was a typhoon in Hong Kong this past weekend. I have never experienced a typhoon because I have grown up in Philadelphia. Hong Kong has many islands and is in the Northern Hemisphere, and it is more open to receiving a tropical cyclone. A typhoon is a weather phenomenon where clouds are rotating, and ...

Vegan Gelato in Rome

When I was still back in the United States thinking about my trip to Italy, one of the things that saddened me most was the fact that I thought that the whole time that I was going to be here, I was going to have to watch everyone eating gelato without me. I was prepared ...

Bristol Tips and Tricks

Now that I’ve been at the University of Bristol for a full month, I’ve had plenty of time to settle in and find my way around. I’d like to share tips and tricks for those who want to study abroad in Bristol, those who were recently accepted, or for anyone who wants to read about ...

Hong Kong University Residential Halls

Hong Kong University has many student halls and residential colleges. There are three different villages with different dorm halls. I am living in Jockey Club Student Village III, which is a residential college. A residential college is a living space for students from a university who also participates in community activities. There are four other ...