Pueda que no sea el mejor escrito, pero este dolor que siento viendo como el país en donde crecí y me brindo tantos momentos de felicidad se ha vuelto pedazos. No se puede vivir; no se puede crecer; no se puede progresar.
Podcasts are a source to continue learning for me. I'm definitely a big fan of them. A week ago I was invited to do an episode of Funboat Diplomacy, a podcast and website about people, places, and living.
No matter how many times we see each other or we say, "see you soon" with a hug, it will never get easier with time.
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.
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'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
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*
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.
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!