HK Life

Hong Kong is a fascinating enigma, a vibrant city with a complex duality; feng shui and finance, trams and temples, concrete high rises and lush mountains, Chinese roots and colonial connections. During my stay, I’ve sampled some amazing Cantonese cuisine, some of

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Hong Kong Exchange Year

If I were to use one word to sum up my exchange year in Hong Kong it would most definitely be ‘fascinating’. During my first few weeks in Hong Kong I most definitely questioned whether I would be able to

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Dealing with Reverse Culture Shock!

Hello you! I am glad you stopped by this particular blog post. I have taken it upon myself to warn you about reverse culture shock and give advice on how to get through it. It may happen to you, it did happen

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Scenes from Hong Kong

Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung.   Victoria Peak Residential blocks, Sha Tin. New Territories Hong Kong Disneyland       Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Gardens   Tai Po outdoor market Chung Chi Garden, CUHK

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Lion’s Rock sunrise hike

Two weeks ago I went on a sunrise hike! I climbed Lion’s Rock at 4am with a group of amazing exchange students. After a challenging 3 hour hike we arrived at Lion Rock’s peak. It was too foggy to notice

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Canadian Banknotes Smell like Maple Syrup

My second semester here is going far too quickly. I’m 27 days away from moving out of residence and have 42 days until I leave Ottawa, bound for Heathrow. Weather Winter in Canada has been incredible. Never in my life

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