28 Dec, 2009 in Yearly summaries
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So what did 2009 look like? to me, this was yet another year of hectic changes and adventurous uncertainties. To give you quick insight into my 2009, here are some of the highlighted posts from 2009 : January 2009 My mom’s the first of my family to visit me in Taiwan. I make the very […]

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The girls of China Live China blog asked me to answer a few question about Hong Kong for one of their articles. Following are their questions followed by my answers. 1. What are you doing in Hong-Kong and why did you choose this city? I’m studying for …

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I’ve been to Chinese University of Hong Kong, I study in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, but up till two weeks ago, I haven’t really seen Hong Kong University. A friend studying at the Hong Kong University Medical College invited me for a tour of the area. So, you tell me, how …

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Macau’s a great one day trip getaway from Hong Kong. To summarize the quick trip to Macau, here is a suggested itinerary for a Macau… To start the tour, take bus number 3 from the main ferry terminal… Walk around Senado Square and go inside St. Dominic’s church Tour the Ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral […]

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Not quite up to the Taiwan night market standards, Temple Street is probably as close as you’ll get to a bustling night market in Hong Kong. The location – between Jordan and Yau Ma Tei MTR stations – isn’t my favorite part of Hong Kong, but it so happens that some of my …

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When pollution rates are down and there’s no acid thrown down at the busy streets, Mongkok could be great fun. Busy, bustling, crowded, shops, brands, restaurants, street food, “Ladies” street market, computer market (旺角電腦中心), goldfish market, flower market (花墟道), bird street market (雀仔街), huge malls (like Langham Place (朗豪坊))… Mongkok’s got it all. …

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No one told me about this side of Hong Kong before I came here to study. Realizing that Hong Kong is not all skyscrapers, crowded streets and pollution was the best surprise I could have hoped for. The university where I study, HKUST, is located in Clear Water Bay, Sai Kung, on the eastern side […]

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If you’re looking for some affordable, fresh and delicious seafood, one of your best bets in Hong Kong is Po Toi O Village (布袋澳) a small fishing village at the southern edge of the Clear Water Bay Peninsula in Sai Kung. …

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