10 Things to Know Before Going on Exchange to Hong Kong- Urszula Filipowicz

There are only a handful places further away from King’s than Hong Kong, most of them called Australia or “Your Favorite Holiday Destination”. Unlike them, this vibrant city on the other side of the world is full of cultural and academic differences. Therefore, to help you mentally prepare for your adventure abroad, I compiled a list of 10 things you will undoubtedly encounter while studying here. Continue reading “10 Things to Know Before Going on Exchange to Hong Kong- Urszula Filipowicz”

How Many Chuggas Before Choo Choo?: Travelling America by Train – Victoria Baines

Following the end of my course at UC Berkeley, my visa allowed me a month-long grace period to leave the USA. I knew immediately that I wanted to take advantage of that month to travel. All my friends were either going home or travelling with parents meaning I would have a happy few weeks of exploring America by myself. However, on my limited budget, getting a flight every few days would be impossible, and being unable to drive, a road trip was obviously out of the question. So, to the shock of all my American friends, I decided to travel by train.

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Fun and traditional…did you say festivals? -Mathilde Aupetit

With around 200 000 festivals each year, including 33 festivals now belonging to UNESCO World Heritage, Japanese festivals have become a national and worldwide institution. And yet, they are said to be struggling and progressively disappearing because of a growing disinterest from the younger generation, according to a study produced by The Japan Times in January 2018. Continue reading “Fun and traditional…did you say festivals? -Mathilde Aupetit”