It’s a Man-Eat-Dog World

As my time in China is almost over, my dissertation is done and the HSK exam taken. This leaves time for enjoying the rest of my time with friends, visiting places… and saving dogs from China’s meat trade.    

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Top 10 tips for a year at Penn State

When you first turn up, Penn State can be slightly overwhelming, with its uniform of navy and white and the chants of “We are” being taught religiously to all the international students. But you quickly settle in, with classes and

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Earthquakes

So, Earthquakes, they are kind of a thing that can happen. More specifically Earthquakes are ‘a thing that can happen’ quite a lot in Taiwan, in fact Earthquakes are considered a pretty common feature of Taiwan. Now if you are

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How Vietnam nearly Turned me into a Pirate

Before I embark on describing unto you the tall tale of woe that was my holiday in Vietnam, it is first important to provide you with some background surrounding the events of this expedition. For starters, something semi-important to know

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Hey guys, just to let you know there’s beer up on the roof…

Much like Hong Kong, before visiting I was pretty apprehensive about what I would find when I went there. No amount of googling was enough to reassure me, and despite all the snooping I’d done on the net, I still

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I came, I saw, I loved it: Hong Kong

Our Winter semester at Dongguk officially ended on the 18th of December, but the modules I had taken ended some days earlier. Academic years in Korea run along the calendar year, so their first semester begins in March, while Semester 2

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