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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Choosing electives and attending lectures at CUHK

Lectures and tutorials flew-by during the first month. In October I went to Seoul, Korea for a long weekend. It was such an eye-opening experience – Seoul is a fast-paced city, much like London, and the food was incredible! For

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My first month in Hong Kong

Day 1 Please see my previous blog post to find out about my first day in Hong Kong. Day 2 On my second day in Hong Kong I slept in and woke up at 2:30pm (jet lag!). My room-mate and

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My first day in Hong Kong

I’m in Hong Kong SAR! That abbreviation stands for ‘Special Administrative Region’; I learned this interesting fact during my preparations for the year abroad. I arrived in Hong Kong, via a 15 hour flight from London Heathrow Airport. I received

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University of Western Ontario: 4

December was primarily writing exams and doing finals. Due to the strange way of doing exams here on Saturdays and Sundays I was saying goodbye as early as December 6th, starting with people at church. As I reflected on my

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