Hong Kong #10: Shanghai Trip. Halloween. + Special Note. xShanghai_Video!

Shanghai 2013 Shanghai Trip. One of my friends told me that fun moments require the right friends...and that's certainly right when you're doing activities like traveling. Shanghai has been one of the nicest travels so far during this study abroad experience. Although there were only two days, it was a good moment of the year … Continue reading Hong Kong #10: Shanghai Trip. Halloween. + Special Note. xShanghai_Video!

Hong Kong #9: CityU Photo Session. Intra-Hall Football Competition.

It feels like it was a long time since I last posted here, but I guess it's because this has been a longer and busier week than normal. Midterms' period is now over; however, projects, paperwork, and presentation period is coming soon.I guess this is the moment when students abroad start taking classes more seriously. … Continue reading Hong Kong #9: CityU Photo Session. Intra-Hall Football Competition.

Hong Kong #7: Happy Valley. Macau Trip.

Ruins of St. Paul'sFirst of all, let me give a huge thanks to all of you that wished me a happy birthday last week and a bigger thanks to all of you who celebrated with me  before, during, and after this especial day. It's been another incredible week in Hong Kong, in which I've enjoyed its … Continue reading Hong Kong #7: Happy Valley. Macau Trip.

Hong Kong #5: Football. Academians’ Night. China Consulate. Boatzilla. + TED Talk!

The CityU FamHey everyone! I hope you guys are doing as good as I am. This will be my post "Hong Kong #5" since I arrived in Hong Kong for my study abroad. Thanks for checking my blog and leaving comments and votes. Keep it up! :)Despite the departure of Mona back to California, the … Continue reading Hong Kong #5: Football. Academians’ Night. China Consulate. Boatzilla. + TED Talk!

Hong Kong #4: Mid-Autumn Festival. LKF. Typhoon #8. Special Note.

Bonne Chance and Bon VoyageIt's been a long week as well as weekend. I trained with the football team and ever since after that moment my mid-autumn festival started off ( on Tuesday ) when I had both a birthday dinner and a moon cake dine with the To family. However, I had actually began … Continue reading Hong Kong #4: Mid-Autumn Festival. LKF. Typhoon #8. Special Note.

Hong Kong #3: Football. Government Services. Victoria Peak. Early Birthday Lunch.

Victoria PeakAlthough classes have started already, things have been slow these first two weeks. Hong Kong has been all about exploring, loving, enjoying, and getting lost so far.FootballI started training and trying out with the CityU football team this past week and I cannot lie that I am enjoying like a child while playing during … Continue reading Hong Kong #3: Football. Government Services. Victoria Peak. Early Birthday Lunch.

Hong Kong #2: Orientation Week. Classes. Big Wave Bay Beach. Lantau Island. Avenue of Stars.

Orientation Week @ City University of Hong KongOrientation Week. Orientation week here in City University of Hong Kong is way different than orientation day in San Francisco State University. Why and how different? Orientation week means having a lot of diverse activities organized by the Exchange Programme Club, which is run by students. Some of these … Continue reading Hong Kong #2: Orientation Week. Classes. Big Wave Bay Beach. Lantau Island. Avenue of Stars.

Personal: What did San Francisco teach me?

Every time I travel to a new place I try to be a sponge and absorb as much as possible from people I spend time talking with, from places I go to, and from the culture I get into. And it hasn't been different with San Francisco.I believe this city has shaped my early young-adult … Continue reading Personal: What did San Francisco teach me?

Final Days in San Francisco before Departure #3: Los Angeles Photo Session with Claudia Serven and Mona To

In a recent road trip to Los Angeles, Claudia, Mona, and I met to shoot a photo session and below are some photos. Enjoy! 🙂 Mona's Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/mona.to/A huge thanks to Mona To for taking up her time and managing the entire photo session for us. Until next time! Adeu 🙂 rich