Hong Kong #26: Happy Mother’s Day!

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!

Hong Kong #24: Lion Rock Hike

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

Hong Kong #22: Shenzhen + Guangzhou + Jiangmen.

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.

Hong Kong #20: Venezuela*

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*

Hong Kong #18: #TheReturn + Stanley.

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.

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!