Pt. 2

Hong Kong Highlights After having lived in Hong Kong for 2 months, I´ve managed to visit most of the symbolic places. I´ll talk about my personal favorite places and would highly recommend a visit to anyone coming to HK. The first place is called Tian Tan Buddha, or Big Buddha. Going up here is really…

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Meet me Halfway..

I can´t process how fast time goes. I can´t believe I´m halfway through the semester, it´s been an amazing experience so far. Six months may sound like a lot but at times I regret not staying for longer. It´s really an experience as you have days where you love everything (dim sum, Chinese food, the people, the…

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First Month in..

I enrolled to Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), also known as Baptist Uni. It is located in Kowloon Tong, it´s really close from Hong Kong island, and the New Territories. Campus is pretty much in the middle of everything.The cars drive on the left side of the road, luckily all the street signs have an…

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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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再见中国,你好美国  

The title reads: Goodbye China, Hello U.S.A. It feels weird to be back in the United States. I’m no longer hearing people talk Chinese in every corner, and I can finally have a full conversation. My experience in China was very interesting and unique, and I would definitely recommend studying abroad in Shanghai to anyone….

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Arriving at Hong Kong

Mon, Jan 8, 2018. It is 6:00 a.m in the morning as I’m preparing to leave MCO and hop on a plane for approximately 21 h 15 m. After the first 6 hours of my journey, the plane makes its first stop in SFO, California. I find myself eating breakfast for the second time that…

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See you soon, Shanghai!

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. My experience in Shanghai was truly amazing and I am very thankful to everyone that made it a great experience. Living in Shanghai for these past four months helped me see that there is much more to the world I would like to see. During my…

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Back home

After three flights, two delays and a total of thirty-nine hours of traveling I am finally back home in Florida. The last time I made a post was right before I took my language pledge for a month and I’m now finally free to speak as much English as I want, so please excuse me…

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November Update

Although I am quickly approaching my six month mark here in China, every day something new or surprising reminds me that I have only scratched the surface in understanding China’s culture and society. Yesterday I returned to Kunming after two weeks of travelling throughout Yunnan with SIT. Somehow those two weeks felt both shorter and…

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More of China

I can’t believe I just took my midterm for Chinese. While it makes me happy to see all the progress I have accomplished, I also feel sad that in a few weeks I will be heading back home. China has been a great experience and I have learned so much from it As a part…

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