Category: Experiences

Without realizing it, I’ve lived in Hong Kong for more than two years. I’ve had a constant love-hate relationship with Hong Kong even before I arrived from Toronto in 2014. As a young child, I visited the city where my

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With the mass migration of Hong Kong families to Western countries amid fears over the Communist takeover of the territory in 1997, it is no wonder there are a number of second-generation returnees in the city today. The trend has

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Since graduating in 2012, I have been traveling and working abroad. My family thinks it is an abnormal, nomadic life that I have chosen and even though they are supportive, they are tired of seeing me leaving home each and

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After a whole year of full time work and part-time school, I was at the edge of burnout. I knew that Hong Kong lifestyle of being busy all the time was too much for me, and I had to give

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“Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave and grow old wanting to get back to.” – John Ed Pearce Over the past few years, I’ve seen a lot of places and people. I’ve lived across three continents,

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At the end of the year, I like to reflect on what I had learned in the past year. In 2016, for the first half of the year, it was particularly difficult for me as I suffered from a work

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Today, having international experiences is becoming increasingly important, especially as students are becoming more competitive by nature and seeking ways to get an edge on their peers. The job market is continuously looking for well-rounded individuals and the act of

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Living abroad was a big step in my life. Sometimes, when one is trying to fit in to a society, one will lose themselves in the process. While I am a believer of being true to my own identity, I

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“Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave and grow old wanting to get back to.” This is how I feel about my hometown, Toronto. Being born and raised in Toronto, there is a sense of identity attachment.

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