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10 Signs Semester Break is Near

November 28, 2016 / by

1. You realize that you will have a month of freedom with either no plans or exciting travel plans (there is no inbetween). 2. But then, you realize you have endless term essays, group...

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Autumn Sonata: On Seoul, Love & Quietness

October 25, 2016 / by

In those moments of solitude up there at the Namsan park, overlooking the Seoul cityscape that floats in the sea of lights, I feel the bleak touch of the evening breeze on my fingers. Strange isn’t...

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The Big Apple

May 24, 2015 / by

"Living in New York City is like dating a comedian: fun while it lasts, but when it's over, man, is it over." I came across this quote the other day and it took me a split second to realize that...

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Beijing Video Diary

March 17, 2015 / by

Spring in Beijing is cold and dry and windy and nothing like Hong Kong. But Spring in Beijing is also sunny and bright and nice, giving the city a vibrant vibe, a true embodiment of the season. After...

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Sri Lanka: Making Every Day Count

August 01, 2014 / by

A place most renowned for the cultivation of quality tealeaves, with its exports served across the world as a symbol of lifestyle and splendor, Sri Lanka possesses a humble natural beauty that is...

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J-Treatment?

July 31, 2014 / by

To compliment the “hKUDOS goes travelling” theme, I have decided to write about my short trip to Japan after my two month-long internship in New York. Originally, nothing struck me as being...

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Hidden sanctums in the Southern Suburbs

July 31, 2014 / by

Touching down in Cape Town, South Africa I had no idea that on my first day I would almost go to jail there. Almost, that is; I was saved by the man who could have sent me there. I was eighteen...

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Time Travels Down the Pacific Coast – Ventura Revisited

July 31, 2014 / by

Black scattered dots of wetsuited-surfers – amateurs and veterans alike –pick off waves to later crash the main peaks. It’s an unusually cold day - unusual by the standards of SoCal, hot it...

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Stranger In A Strange Land: Turkish Delights

July 11, 2014 / by

As the plane touched down I found myself being disappointed at the place’s un-exotic-ness. My eyes squirmed at the sunlight; the sun felt different here, brighter, warmer but also more piercing...

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Hong Kong vs. Singapore

July 02, 2014 / by

I think we can all agree that for a few standard questions we’ve been asked countless times, we’ve formulated and rehearsed routine answers to spew out with utmost clarity. When we were young, it...

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