GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – Last words

After this exchange semester, I dare say that the impact it had on me did alter my direction in life to a certain degree, since it was previously formed with a worldview confined to...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – Chambermaid days

Since SUTD's trimester starts at the end of January, there were two weeks for me to do a post-exchange trip before the mad rush in SUTD begins again. I decided that since there were...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Taiwan has one of the longest university semesters in the world, which spans across 18 weeks in total. Thus, while many of my fellow SUTD schoolmates have returned from their exchange semester abroad, I...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – Abandoned Leprosy Sanatorium

Background: Losheng Sanatorium is the first leprosy hospital and public sanatorium for lepers constructed in 1930s during the Japanese colonial period in Xinzhuang District, New Taipei City. Leprosy is an infectious disease that causes severe,...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – International Companions for Learning (continued)

In my previous post, I talked about participating in the community involvement program known as International Companions for Learning (ICL). Aside from the primary school that I was assigned to in Tainan, I also...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – International Companions for Learning

As part of my exchange semester in Taiwan, I had the opportunity to take part in a semester-long community involvement program known as International Companions for Learning (ICL). This program provides a platform for primary...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – Free online guide to landscapes near Taipei

Huangdidian Directly translated as "Emperor's Palace", Huangdidian is one of my favourite trails in Taiwan because it is a sweet combination of ropes, chains, ladders and ridges and the length of the trail was just...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – Even More Humans (uncles) of Taiwan

On one of the really rare mornings that I woke up at 7am to a clear blue sky and a cool weather, I decided that it was the best time for me to make...

GEXP National Taiwan University 2019 – More Humans of Taiwan

On one of my free days, I chanced upon an event on street photography, where we would bring our camera and tour certain streets of Taipei in an attempt to take photos that exhibit...

Perhaps this is how things end

As we ended our 18-hour flight and landed in Singapore, our exchange in KTH, Stockholm, officially ended. In the past 5 months, I've achieved the following: Went on a cruise trip marathon to Tallin, Riga...

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