Chinese University of Hong Kong (July session)

Dear Reader I am going to attempt to summarise my 5-week summer school experience in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in hopes that one day you, or someone you know, might find this blog entry somewhat useful in

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My Thai Experience

The last stop of the holiday saw us in Thailand, the place I had been most excited about since booking. The flight and customs process through the airport was incredibly smooth, which for the most part satiated my airport anxiety,

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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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Hitting the Ground Running

Whenever I find myself moving on to a new place or seemingly starting a new chapter in my life, I always anticipate difficulty in adjusting to the transition. Moving to Seoul was no exception, in fact, I expected this to

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Dongguk University Summer School (South Korea)

Hi everyone! My name is Holly Dennison and I participated in the 2017 summer school at Dongguk University in Seoul and thought I would share my experience with you all. This summer school opportunity was actually a huge reason for

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Becoming a ‘latte-drinking wool scarf’ – University of Iceland Staff Training Week

Before I introduce myself, let me first explain this blog title. A ‘latte-drinking wool scarf’ is the name Icelanders give to those fellow Icelanders who live in the centre of Reykjavik (which is 60% of the population). During my week in Reykjavik on

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