These were some of the hardest posts I had to write during my time in Hong Kong. The last few days, the final countdown, the end of a life-changing semester. Let’s start the clock. Continue reading
With all my finals almost done and a few short days of absolute freedom before I had to go back to the US, I took full advantage of my free status and ventured to the farthest reaches of Hong Kong and beyond on my own.
Even in my final days in Hong Kong, there was still so much to do. Between tests, birthdays and sight-seeing, I packed in almost as much during one week as I had during the whole rest of the semester in Hong Kong. Don’t miss it!
No matter where in the world you may be, finals season is one of the most stressful, sleep-deprived times of a college student’s life. And it wasn’t very different at HKUST (jokingly referred to as “Hong Kong University of Stress and Tension.” But in order to survive the stress, we came up with some great diversions. So join me as finals and shenanigans ensued.
My trip to Taiwan had been fantastic so far, but it was just about to get epic during our trip to the tea fields. Want to see how? Read the full story below!
Taiwan was far and away one of my most favorite destinations I traveled to during my study abroad in Hong Kong. Where else could you eat street food this good and even find vegetarian food that made you not miss meat? Taipei – that’s where! Plus, they have one of the tallest buildings in the world too – that’s pretty awesome.
Eager anticipation doesn’t even begin to cover how excited I was about going to Taiwan. The only thing about this trip is that it also meant my time in Hong Kong was quickly drawing to a close. But better not to dwell on that fact. Pack your bags for Taipei!