Author Archives: Adriana Roman

January 15, 2018

I found today’s class particularly interesting. I’ve come to realize how much I enjoy class discussions, especially when it involves learning new things that I have never encountered with before. Besides Chungking Mansion, I believe I watched a couple of … Continue reading

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Williams Dim Sum 14.1.18

Today, we met a groups of Williams Alumni who somehow made their way into Hong Kong for an extended period of time. Many of them, to my surprise, did not imagine themselves being there, until a stroke of coincidence brought … Continue reading

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Hong Kong’s Social Developments 1.13.18

First thing I regretted this trip–my choice of shoes. I should’ve known better than to go out on a ¬†field trip with heeled shoes, but a lesson was learned. We had two museum tours, the first was a museum which … Continue reading

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Another Day for Adventure

I’m not exactly sure what it is about going abroad, but it always creates a more adventurous person out of me. Tonight, our group went out to hike Castle Peak–and honestly it felt so rewarding. I don’t normally hike, because … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Economics & Goodbyes

Today was the first economics class I’ve ever had–which may have helped me determine that it may not be the subject area for me. It was, however, still really interesting finding out more about how Hong Kong’s economy worked, especially … Continue reading

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1/10/18 – Hong Kong Politics

Today was an absolutely great day, filled with a lot of exciting new things for me, starting off with morning lecture about Hong Kong’s political history, both past and present. I had never taken a class on Hong Kong’s politics … Continue reading

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Wandering in Hong Kong

For the second day of classes one of the things that really stuck out to me was challenging the fact of whether or not we can truly compare Hong Kong to the rest of the world as a country and … Continue reading

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Day 4- Start of Classes

Today marked the first official day of classes, which was largely about the population in Hong Kong mainly beginning around the time of the colonial era, up until the present day. I have actually never taken a class revolving around … Continue reading

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3rd Day

Sunday was a day to rest up a bit. I managed to catch up with one of my close friends from high school and explore more of her view of Hong Kong. We started the day off with dimsum, which … Continue reading

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2nd Day

For the second day, we had the chance to go see the financial district in Hong Kong, specifically the monetary authority. It was incredibly interesting for me to be within the financial hub of Hong Kong for one part of … Continue reading

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