My Experience in Hong Kong

My experience in Hong Kong was amazing! It was my first time in Asia and I was able to visit 12 different countries. I enjoyed experiencing many of the Asian cultures. For example trying local foods at the night markets, going to museums, religious sites, wearing their clothes, eating with chopsticks among many other things. Also, I got…

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Macau

Macau is a ferry ride away from Hong Kong. It only takes an hour to get there! Macau was a Portuguese colony up to 1999. The city’s vegetation was a little destroyed when we got there. Unfortunately they recently had a typhoon. Many trees were dry and ripped off the ground. Macau is known for it’s massive Casinos and…

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Hanoi, Vietnam

I went to Vietnam with Oscar and Arturo. We stayed in an air bnb in Hanoi the capital of Vietnam. The people there are extremely nice yet they live in an underdeveloped country. There are many people on the streets selling things and the traffic is crazy. There are many motorcycles and the streets were a…

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Tokyo

In the moment I stepped out of the train and into the city I fell in love. Tokyo has an unbelievable atmosphere and it is extremely modern. I went to Tokyo with my friend Oscar and we visited Chiyoda park where the emperor of Japan lives. We also went to several bonsai parks and saw plenty of temples….

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Pre Departure Post- Hong Kong

I am excited to be traveling to Asia for the very first time. I don’t really know what to expect but what I know for sure is that there will be a big difference in culture. This is going to be my third study abroad, so experiencing culture shock is a routine thing for me now….

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Europe

Europe was like a dream come true for me. Ever since I started in Rollins I have always looked forward to my experience abroad. It definitely went over my expectations and I fell in love with everywhere I went. There is so much culture and so many things to see in Europe. I wish I…

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Berlin

My trip to Berlin was incredible. I went to visit my cousin who has been living there for two years. I was surprised to see him talking fluent German with just two years of speaking the language. He took me to many places where we walked a lot and also used the metro. Berlin is full…

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Neuchatel

On November 17 I went to Neuchatel in Switzerland. I went to visit my family and stayed with my cousin. It was an incredible experience. I got to see my entire family and we had raclette for dinner. Raclette is a typical food in Switzerland which consists of melted cheese and different types of vegetables….

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Barcelona

For Fall Break I went to Barcelona with Jose. We spent nine days in Barcelona! We rented bikes and biked all around the city. We went to an FC Barcelona soccer match and got to see Messi. This was like a dream come true for me! We took the bus tour of Barcelona where it took us…

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Copenhagen

On October 6 I went to Copenhagen for the weekend with three of my friends. I had the idea to rent bikes just like in Amsterdam so we did! We got to see the mermaid statue which is where the story of the little mermaid originated from. We went to the National Museum of Copenhagen…

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