Tag Archives: Shopping

The Final Countdown Begins in Hong Kong

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

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Of Course There’s a Diamond Encrusted Mercedes in Hong Kong – Obviously

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.

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I Came Halfway Around the World, And Ran Into a Grade School Classmate in Hong Kong

You know when people say “it’s a small world?” I really learned the true meaning of that this post. I came 6,000 miles from home and yet – well, you’ll see. Check it out below!

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Beach Barbecues and Farsi All in One Day in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong is like shopping no place else in the world. And in the same city where you can haggle for priceless antiques and rarities, you can also hike some the wildest trails you’ve ever seen. I love the combination of it all – check out my shopping, hiking and brush with Iranian culture all in one weekend.

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Chinese Scrolls and the Freshest Lunch Possible (Still Alive an Hour Ago)

This field trip still boggles my mind to this day. If you’ve ever taken a class field trip, wipe any preconceived notions you may have, because they don’t come close to rivaling this journey into the heart of a rural Chinese village. Prepare for nearly live lunches, gigantic ancestral shrines and more food than anyone should consume in a 2-day period. Continue reading

Shopping in HK: Buns, Beads and Bedazzled Scooters

Shopping in Hong Kong is an experience unlike any other. Shopping like a local in Hong Kong is even more interesting – especially when you’re obviously not a local. Follow along and see what I learned about bartering like an expert.

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