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.
http://www.rchrdchn.com/rich-blog/hong-kong-21"A lot of small people, in small places, doing small things, can change the world."“Mucha gente pequeña, en lugares pequeños, haciendo cosas pequeñas, puede cambiar el mundo.”– Eduardo GaleanoIf I hadn't blogged more often this semester it's because my classes and daily responsibilities have taken me to the point in which I've needed to focus … Continue reading Hong Kong #21: Football. Jo’s Birthday. Shek O Beach.
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.
InstaMeet Hong Kong - Taken by @LiElaineInstaMeet Hong Kong happened this weekend as most events that happen during my weekend life, unexpected.InstaMeet Hong Kong.Although it was unexpected, it was a really awesome experience meeting up with so many Instagram enthusiastic users and chatting with some of them about photography and social media, which is something I'm … Continue reading Hong Kong #17: InstaMeet HK + Shek Kip Mei.
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!
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!
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.