11/22-11/24: Kobe/Osaka/Mt. Koyasan

Wilton being my first visitor to Tokyo also brought with him 3 huge U-Haul boxes about 70 lbs. each, filled with snacks, household goods, cleaning items, more clothing from my wardrobe at home, snowboarding gear, pots/pans, electric blanket, thoughtful gifts from family, and even zhong (my all-time favorite filled with sticky rice, yellow bean, egg […]

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Good Eats in Tokyo

You may have been wondering…where are all those crazy, useless food pictures that Jenn usually wastes blog space to post?! Fear not, I have so many photos of the different types of food that I have tried, that I need a separate entry dedicated to food and only food. Upon our arrival to Tokyo, our […]

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Week 2 Edition of Only in Japan…

After the second week of work and being in Tokyo, there are some random things that I’ve learned about this country and had to share: That annoying iPhone shutter sound you hear when trying to take a secret photo of a funny sign or moment at work…well, it’s restricted from disabling in Japan. Why you […]

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老公, 老公, Visits Hong Kong!

Wilton visited Hong Kong over winter break (end of December 2012 to January 2013) so that we could also visit Vietnam and Cambodia. Since we took 987342635294759563972 photos for the trip, I am terrified to even sort through those so I will fast forward to just the Hong Kong part Wilton’s first meal at the […]

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11-28-12 to 12-02-12 Singapore Trek

The purpose of the Singapore Trek was to establish networks with company HR, management and HKUST alumni while trying to look for internship and full time opportunities. Students choose which companies they want to visit. Here are a few that were set up: Apple, Samsung (advertising agency branch), Brightoil, DBS bank, Citi Private Banking, Bain […]

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11-22-12 International Night

International Night is the HKUST MBA way of celebrating thanksgiving and the global diversity of the student body. That evening, we had tables of national dishes prepared by the native students, with personal introductions of the food by the cooks themselves. There were a variety of different cuisines, from sushi and Swiss cheese fondue to […]

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Integrating into Hong Kong Life

It’s been nearly 2.8 months that I’ve been in Hong Kong and I have to say that I finally feel like I am adapting to life here, trying my best to integrate into the local culture, foods, sights, transportation, shopping habits, and language. Oh and on the plus side, the weather has significantly improved in […]

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Mid-Autumn Moon Festival and National Day Celebration

I was able to celebrate my first ever official mid-autumn moon festival in Hong Kong on 9/30 and National Day on 10/1. Although most of HK is glittered with colorful lights and lanterns throughout the city, I decided to check out the Lee Kum Kee Lantern Wonderland. The centerpiece attraction, Golden Moon, was at the […]

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Million Dollar Smile

I present to you…the professional photo shoot that I completely did not take serious. Most people like to take these kind of photos in a very serious, CEO-like, professional, cool manner. I thought I could stand out by actually smiling. The professional photographer took several shots and at some point, one of my classmates made […]

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Saved By the Bell All Over Again

I’ve just started my fourth week of school and it feels weird to wear my back pack again after 7 years of work. There isn’t any bell system to alert students that class is starting but there are lockers and huddles of students that you can tell are the popular crew just like in Saved […]

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