Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Spontaneously booking a flight to Vietnam for the upcoming weekend reminded me exactly why Singapore is the perfect base for travelling around Southeast Asia. With just 1 hour and 45 minutes in the air, we landed in Ho Chi Minh City, situated in the south of the Vietnam. Chaotic: the…

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Despite having already been to Kuala Lumpur a few years ago, I went back for the weekend with a group of friends who wanted to go (did someone say FOMO?). With some of us arriving on a later flight, we turned up to our apartment only to be given a…

Eating Abroad

Abby Posner – University of Sydney, Australia This may look like your regular, student living style burger, but in reality… it’s kangaroo. Kangaroo meat is as common in Australia as beef is in the UK (or at least so it seems based on my experience so far grocery shopping in Coles supermarket). Kangaroo doesn’t taste … More Eating Abroad

Moving in…

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? Arriving on campus seems like a lifetime ago. Having been at Nanyang Technological University for nearly a month now, it is definitely starting to feel like home. When we first arrived I was so overwhelmed by how big the campus was, it made Leeds uni look like a high…

First Impressions…

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After nearly a day of jumping time zones, switching flights and hauling luggage we finally arrived at our hostel. Staying in Little India for the first few days allowed us to easily explore central Singapore before we moved ‘out to the sticks’ (as everybody kept telling us). The MRT is…