GBA Lifestyle News
By Andrea Lo | May 11th, 2016

It seems like every other person in Hong Kong went abroad for university. If you spent your college years in the UK, you might remember a thing or two…

1. Fresher’s week didn’t appeal to you as much as everyone else, because you started dancing on the bar at Carnegie’s years ago.

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Check out deez moves, son. Credit:

2. You seized every opportunity to go to Chinatown in London for sub-par dim sum and overpriced wonton noodles.

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NOM NOM NOM. Credit:

3. During winter holidays you basked in glorious 20°C heat, while everyone else wore down jackets.

Everyone else:

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If it gets any colder, I’m moving Beyond the Wall. Credit:


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It’s so HOT here. AMI right? Credit:

4. When you came home for the holidays, you were sick every damn day.

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I think Hong Kong is giving me diseases. Credit:

5. You used to bulk-buy Cup Noodles and Chinese snacks to bring back to school with you. Sometimes you overpacked…

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Lunch = sorted. Credit:

6. Your slang is on point and you learn to hurl English insults like a native speaker.

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See what I did there? Credit:

7. Every time you came back to visit to Hong Kong, you started complaining about pollution, space, and the ugly concrete buildings.

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Why is everything so hideous? Credit:

8. Now that you’re back in Hong Kong, you rely on your British friends to bring you English chocolate.

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Why is it sooo good? Credit: