Posts Tagged: hiking

Exploring the North of Chile

These last few weeks I have been on an excursion exploring the north of Chile. While I originally planned to go with friends, I ended up going alone. I could do what I wanted alone. I stopped at La Serena, a beautiful beach town in the fourth region of Chile. Exhausted from an overnight bus,… Read more »

Some Fishy Explorations

Cinque Terre: the famed 5 cities on the Ligurian coast of Italy. This past week, my friend and I had scheduled for two nights in Manarola, the penultimate town in the south. Our little studio at the very top of the city had a sea-view and conveniently located two doors down from the best restaurant in… Read more »

Trying New Things

Hey guys, checking in again. This weekend we traveled to the south of Israel to go on a hiking trip. Now, hiking and outdoorsy things in general are not really on my list of activities I enjoy, but based on the simple economic laws of supply and demand I decided why not sign up; when… Read more »

Duality

Samantha Trippy, HKUST Exchange, Fall 2014 East Meets West As Hong Kong was a British colony from the 1800s until just before the turn of the 20th century, it truly is a place where East meets West. The exciting and unique fusion of Chinese and British culture is ever present. You can ride the MTR… Read more »

Why Hong Kong is the best city for study abroad

Audrey Zong, HKUST Exchange, Fall 2013 As Northwestern students, we are lucky enough to have such a vast selection of study abroad partner institutions that we can apply for. (For the European students, they have an extremely competitive process. Popular exchange programs can sometimes have one spot with 300 students applying). I am so grateful… Read more »

Hong Kong Treasures

Audrey Zong, HKUST Exchange, Fall 2013 Besides the breathtaking skyline and the endless shopping Hong Kong is often known for, there are many overlooked aspects that I think Hong Kong is not credited enough for. In this post, I will take you through some things Hong Kong has to offer. Food with a free view:… Read more »

Autumn travels

Lauren Tindal, Bocconi Exchance, Fall 2012 It’s October now, and that means rainy, chilly days in Milan. This past weekend was one I spent entirely in Milan, just sleeping in and wandering around the city by myself, since most exchange students were on a school Tuscany trip. It took a peaceful weekend here for me… Read more »