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The End of the Epic Saga of Studying Abroad in Hong Kong

Finally, I’ve reached the end of my epic travels through Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. Yes, my very last day in Hong Kong warranted an entire blog post all its own. Please enjoy my parting memories and know how much I’ve enjoyed sharing my travels and my new-found love of Asia with you. Continue reading

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Popping Bottles in Hong Kong: The Home Stretch of Studying Abroad

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.

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Chui Chow Dinners in Hong Kong and Taiwan Bubble Tea – Life’s Good

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!

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In Hong Kong, Salvation and Sin are Just a Cab Ride Apart

I don’t know why I never thought about the differences in religion there might be between Christians from the US versus Christians from Asia – but there are! Check out my latest blog, where I went to Bible study, the clubs and then island hopping in just a few short days. Busy, busy, busy!

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Hong Kong on Wednesday Night is Still Lively!

All during my time abroad in Hong Kong there was always something happening. Whether it was birthdays, nights out or other random happenings, things never slowed down. Read my post to find out about the nightlife every night of the week in Hong Kong.

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Chinese Dragons, Flower Cannons and Whole Roasted Pigs – Just Another Day in Hong Kong

I thought Chinese dragons were as colorful as festivals got in Hong Kong, but I was wrong. Have you ever heard of flower cannons? If not, check out the Hung Shing Festival in Kau Sai in my latest post.

Did I mention I discovered my new love for Xiao long bao here too? Yeah, that happens also. Continue reading

Rugby Sevens – Where Vikings and Crayons are Equally Welcome

There was never a similar week during my stay in Hong Kong, and this week at the end of March was no exception. The world-renowned Rugby Sevens event came to town, and I say on of Hong Kong’s most colorful, whimsical faces. Spartan warriors and grown men in tutus, anyone? Continue reading