It's been over six months since I took my last college's final exam, but that feeling of walking in the graduation commencement representing Venezuela and having some of my loved ones at AT&T Park in San Francisco during the ceremony was one of the nicest and proudest moment in my life.
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
Coming back to San Francisco has been awesome. This city has something special that makes me feel good in every sense; although life here feels slower than in Hong Kong, it's still exciting. My dreams' list is quite full and I'll work on them during my stay in San Francisco, and I'm willing to … Continue reading Life in San Francisco
We all started this journey studying abroad in Hong Kong knowing for sure that this time will come sooner or later; yes, we all knew there would be an end in this once in a lifetime adventure. Studying abroad has been a very exciting time of my life, in which I've met incredible people, made … Continue reading Hong Kong #27: Study Abroad Finale
Last day here in Seoul. Everything has been awesome and cool, especially traveling with Nelson because he's been here before and that helped not getting lost while visiting places. Since today is his flight day and my last day, we decided to chill a little and just walk around places near the hotel in Hyehwa. … Continue reading Seoul, South Korea. Day VI*
Booking an early morning flight isn't often the most convenient thing to do, but sometimes you just do things. My flight to Seoul happened to be at 7am, which meant that I had to be at the airport before 6am if I really wanted to catch the flight. For my convenience, Hong Kong public transportation … Continue reading Seoul, South Korea. Day I*
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!
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
It's been a long time since I've hiked and since I've mentioned I'd hike Lion Rock in Hong Kong before the study abroad adventure finishes.Lion Rock wasn't as easy of a hike as I've had thought it would've been... Especially since I've hiked longer and steeper hills and mountains. It happened that there are a … Continue reading Hong Kong #24: Lion Rock Hike
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