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Chungking Mansions

This evening was my first visit to the infamous Chungking Mansions, and if you don’t know they are infamous as it’s where the cheapest accommodation in Hong Kong is situated.

But obviously we weren’t here for accommodation we came here for it’s other infamous reason and that is that it’s the best Curry in Hong Kong. Continue reading “Chungking Mansions”

Happy Valley Again

Another Wednesday hit and another visit to Mr Wongs and Happy Valley it was, hopefully this time it would be a lot calmer in comparison to last week’s antics.

Maybe this week we’d focus more on gambling and try and win some money? Continue reading “Happy Valley Again”

7 Eleven Mondays

A tradition amongst the exchange students of HKBU & CityU is to go out drinking at the local pub Billy Boozers on a Monday night. But because it’s still quite expensive a lot of students just drink outside 7 Eleven on these nights. Continue reading “7 Eleven Mondays”

Happy Valley

Last night was my first trip to Happy Valley Racecourse in Causeway Bay. Happy Wednesday’s are very popular amongst westerners and after last night I can see why! Continue reading “Happy Valley”

Cheung Chau Island

One of the local students, Rico, invited a load of exchange students to go visit one of the many islands off Hong Kong that are accessible by boat/ferry in Cheung Chau. Continue reading “Cheung Chau Island”

Tour of Hong Kong

So waking up feeling slightly worse for wear after last night it was time for the final part of our orientation programme, a tour to some of biggest tourist hotspots in Hong Kong. Continue reading “Tour of Hong Kong”

First Night Out in Hong Kong

A group of students from HKBU, local and exchange, had organised to go on our first night out as it was a organised night where lots of different clubs in Hong Kong were open specifically to Students. Continue reading “First Night Out in Hong Kong”

Food, Glorious Food

So today was our 2nd day of the orientation organised by the University and being myself I forgot to set an alarm resulting me missing the morning talks about the Computing Services at the University. Continue reading “Food, Glorious Food”

First “Day” of University

The first day of our orientation programme at the University was started by a bright and early 9:30am start (early for me as at Westminster an early lecture is 10am). But they presented us with a welcome breakfast (basic sandwiches & bottled water) where all the new exchange students mingled and did the famous what’s your name? What do you study? Where you from? Continue reading “First “Day” of University”

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