Hong Kong, 9th March 2018 Hong Kong is indeed an international city but it doesn't mean everyone speaks English here. The local students around me, shop keepers and colleagues mainly use Cantonese for daily conversations, even if me or other non-cantonese speakers are there. It might sound rude to some of you but it happens a … Continue reading I Can’t Speak Cantonese, a Curse or Blessing?
Hong Kong, 28 February 2018 You might be tired reading this but, February has always been my favourite month because my birthday simply falls at the end of it. I'm a person who's always looking forward to celebrations - new year, graduation, birthday, etc. I know it's too early, but since the beginning of the year, … Continue reading 200% Achieved #BirthdayFundraising
Hong Kong, 7 Februari 2018 [Post pertama ini ditulis untuk majalah HKSIS] Indonesian Night adalah malam kebudayaan tahunan yang diadakan oleh PERMISI - Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia CityU. Acara ini adalah salah satu Student Initiated Project yang didukung oleh Global Service Office. Indonesian Night 2018 mengangkat tema Devata atau yang kita kenal sebagai Bali. Dengan persiapan maksimal … Continue reading Indonesian Night 2018: Devata
Hong Kong, 8th February 2018 Ever since I was a kid, all my social science and history teachers told me that Indonesia is a really culturally diverse country. Back then, I didn't know much about other countries' cultures, so I simply nodded to what they said. Coming to Hong Kong, I started to learn how Chinese … Continue reading I Finally Understand What My Teachers Said
Hong Kong, December 2017 This time of the year has always been one of my favourite seasons, neither because of the weather nor the holiday, but because I can feel the positive vibes of the people around me as they are looking forward to start over and leave the past behind. To me, 2017 has … Continue reading 2017: A Ferris Wheel Ride
Hong Kong, 14 December 2017 Let's just admit, everyone knows there's a tension between the Hongkongers and the Mainland Chinese. Looking at smaller scale, particularly in my campus, we often see the Mainland students were being despised. Personally, I had terrible experience with my mainland roommate in my second year whom I never talked to except when we're … Continue reading Learn to Understand ‘The Mainland’
Hong Kong, 15 November 2017 One of the most anticipated questions since I moved to Hong Kong is definitely "why Hong Kong?" Some of them were simply curious, while the rest thought that studying in Hong Kong, the well-known shopping and culinary paradise, is simply odd. I did google about studying in Hong Kong and was quite surprised … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Study in Hong Kong
Zhangjiajie, 25 September 2017 In the last few years, Zhangjiajie has become a popular destination in China because of Avatar movie. The floating island of Pandora, was inspired by the strange peaks in Zhangjiajie National Park. During our trip planning, it was a little bit hard to find information and guide in English. Even if there … Continue reading China #2: 5 Untold Tips of Zhangjiajie
Hong Kong, 18th October 2017 Recently, I came to realise how much time, energy and love for Dhammamitta I've been spending - and that's a lot. Dhammamitta is an Indonesian Buddhist Community in Hong Kong that I initiated two years ago with two other friends because we were bored on Sundays. It has been a big … Continue reading Dhammamitta #1: I’m a Proud Big Sis
Hong Kong, October 13 2017 If there's one thing I could learn from Hong Kong, it would be efficiency. Although sometimes life becomes too rush in every way, including walking and overachieving, but I gotta admit Hong Kong do things very efficiently. Public Transportation: Ok, who can deny this? It might not be the best … Continue reading 3 Years in Hong Kong, What Do I Learn?