San Francisco State – Final Semester

One week of break (not really) and university life has begun, again. As I approach this semester, my last semester at San Francisco State as a college student, I've come to realize how much I've personally grown throughout college and how each one of my goals set years ago have been seen accomplished little by … Continue reading San Francisco State – Final Semester

Hong Kong #25: 10,000 Buddhas Monastery

It was a few weeks when my British friends and I, commonly known as BRITCH, decided to take a day to visit the 10,000 Buddhas Monastery located in Sha Tin, New Territories.It's a great place to check out if you're doing some tourism or studying abroad in Hong Kong. The place offers such a peaceful … Continue reading Hong Kong #25: 10,000 Buddhas Monastery

Hong Kong #16: Backpacking > Thailand. Cambodia. Vietnam. + Trip xVideo!

Bangkok, Thailand.Staying one day in this big "Hangover" city would never be recommended. However, plans are meant to be followed sometimes. As we arrived during December 21st, we encountered a city that is still developing, where cars have no respect for pedestrians whatsoever, as in most third world countries.During my first and only day in … Continue reading Hong Kong #16: Backpacking > Thailand. Cambodia. Vietnam. + Trip xVideo!

Hong Kong #14: Phuket, Thailand Trip. + xVideo!

Phuket, Thailand Trip.The Phuket trip has been one of the most fantastic and satisfying traveling experiences this semester, if not the most. Like I mentioned on one of my recent blog's entries; friends are the most important and who take the experiences to the next level. I'm thankful for such a wonderful group we've gathered this … Continue reading Hong Kong #14: Phuket, Thailand Trip. + xVideo!

Hong Kong #13: Dialogue in the Dark. LKF Carnival +Video. Ame’s Farewell. Kwun Tong.

Dialogue in the Dark. We sometimes live our lives and take for granted so many things that we forget to appreciate our abilities and our senses. Coming to Dialogue in the Dark was an extraordinary way of experiencing how an visually impaired person lives. We were inside a complete dark room with a cane and … Continue reading Hong Kong #13: Dialogue in the Dark. LKF Carnival +Video. Ame’s Farewell. Kwun Tong.

Hong Kong #12: Venezuela Presentation. Central Photographies + Video.

clichèlongexposures.jpg by AlanDo you remember all the kinda free weekends in which we traveled and were stress free? Well, that does not happen anymore right now. I've been dealing with writing and editing papers, practicing and presenting projects, and preparing for 50% finals. The past week has been one busy week and I haven't been … Continue reading Hong Kong #12: Venezuela Presentation. Central Photographies + Video.

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.

Support My New Adventure

Hi everybody reading! I have created a GoFundMe fundraiser website so that friends, families and even strangers and acquaintances can help me cover part of my international tuition fee, housing & meals, college supplies, and health care insurance during my study abroad experience in Hong Kong. I really appreciate every effort and fund you make … Continue reading Support My New Adventure

Getting Personal: Is It Just Me?

Is it just me? Probably not, probably yes. Ever since the college semester ended up in late May, I've been waiting and wanting to travel and start my study abroad program in Hong Kong. I wonder whether that feeling is similar in every student who got into their respective study abroad programs... or is it … Continue reading Getting Personal: Is It Just Me?