Today I went to the famous Flowers Market at Mong Kok to choose the perfect flowers for my Mamá.The place was beautiful for its great variety of flowers, colors, and smells surrounding the area. I wanted to make this day special for her because I know how hard she and all the moms around the … Continue reading Hong Kong #26: Happy Mother’s Day!
This week we played an amazing football tournament in which 6 teams participated with players from all over the world. Although I twisted my ankle and it's now sprained, the tournament was a huge success. Our team, formed with exchange students from last semester, won 3 games, tied 1, and lost 1, and finished in the … Continue reading Hong Kong #23: CityU Football Tournament
Finally I've got some time to sit down and blog about my last weekend 3 days 3 cities backpacking trip through Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Jiangmen.For those of you who don't know about these three cities, they're just hours away from Hong Kong by road. The route from Hong Kong to Shenzhen is about one hour … Continue reading Hong Kong #22: Shenzhen + Guangzhou + Jiangmen.
Have you been checking out the news recently? If so, you might have noticed the protests going on in Ukraine. But, have you realized that there are protests also going on in Venezuela right now? Maybe not so much. Why? This is because of the government's censorship on the national and some international media. We, the Venezuelan … Continue reading Hong Kong #20: Venezuela*
Running and finishing my 4th marathon today, The Hong Kong Marathon, was gratifying As well as enjoyable.I barely slept tonight, not because of the emotion or excitement of running another 26.2 miles / 42 kilometers, but rather for the lack of tiredness. However, I still slept some hours which gave me enough energy to feel … Continue reading Hong Kong #19: Hong Kong Marathon.
The best thing study abroad does is to leave you amazing friends in life.#TheReturn.After starting the backpacking trip together on mid December last year and along with six other friends, Alan and Steven have made it back safe and sound to Hong Kong. This means that they've completed a full month of traveling and enjoyment … Continue reading Hong Kong #18: #TheReturn + Stanley.
My first semester studying abroad at CityU Hong Kong has finally finished. It's been a wonderful experience and I've learned a lot from this journey, which I decided to pursue at the beginning of this 2013.Fortunately, I've been able to achieve every single goal I wrote down in January. First, I got accepted for studying … Continue reading Hong Kong #15: First Semester Abroad Summary + xVideos!
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!
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.
CityU Expo.The CityU Expo - The Galaxy Journey - is held annually and is organized by the Exchange Student Club of the College of Business. It's a cultural event in which international and exchange students from all over the world set up their own country's booth and show famous things related to their countries including … Continue reading Hong Kong #11: CityU Expo. Mr. Wong. Sai Kung.