Island Hopping in Phuket

On Feb. 4, 2017, I took my second trip of the semester. The destination: Phuket, Thailand. Prior to the trip, I did not know anything about the city. First and foremost, how do you pronounce the name?? foo-kay? poo-ket? fu-ket? something more explicit? Turns out, Phuket (pronounced ¬†poo-ket) is an island off the West coast … Continue reading Island Hopping in Phuket

Penang: Short & Sweet

True to the spirit of studying abroad, me and my friends planned a very spontaneous 3 day trip to Penang, Malaysia during our first weekend in Singapore. From urban street art, to hiking and beaches, Penang definitely offered us a wide range of experiences. Day 1: We had a very early morning flight that brought … Continue reading Penang: Short & Sweet