By Sierra Sun, Undergraduate student the Media Production Program at the RTA School of Media, Faculty of Communication and Design
Hey there, I’m Si and I just finished my international exchange in Hong Kong. I left the comfy routine of my 4 jobs behind and traded them in for a lot of first time adventures like travelling solo, res life and adapting to a new country.If you’re thinking of going abroad, go for it and don’t bail out. I know you’re probably thinking about it and I did too at first. But I am glad I didn’t because here are my top ten must-see places while in Hong Kong.
- Garden Hill
- Edward Youde Aviary Park
- Cape D’Aguilar
- Quarry Bay
- Tram in Central (Central At Night)
- Lai Tak Tsuen Estate
- Mum’s Not Home
- Sai Wan Swimming Shed
- Lion Rock Peak
I hope you get to make it out to at least one of these places, there is so much to see in Hong Kong but even more when you take the chance to travel during your time abroad. I don’t get very many pictures of myself, partly because I’m busy documenting everything else, but during my time abroad, I enjoyed trips to Ho Chi Minh, Tokyo, Seoul and Busan. These are truly once in a lifetime experiences and you will meet great people like you. So go ahead, make the most out of your experience abroad and push yourself to do things you’ve never done.
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