Blog of Justin Cheuk, home to writing on London, Hong Kong, Studying Abroad, Trains and Travels.

Hong Kong

Searching for Hong Kong in Liverpool

The Second City of the Empire; the most important commercial port; the city of dreams for immigrants; the melting pot and hub of popular culture. From a window on Albert Dock, I contemplated the high praises lavished upon Liverpool. Yet, I cannot help but think that these titles were fittings to another city halfway across the world as well. The Hong Kong of the past; the Hong Kong that I did not really know.

利物浦的香港印象

在春天還不甚和暖的陽光下,站在港口貨倉旁的岸邊,一眺兩岸的風光。這裡是帝國年代的第二城市,重要的商業港,移民城市,文化融爐,流行文化輸出之地。 我到了利物浦。然而以上這句所描寫的,到底是利物浦,還是七八十年代的香港呢?

2017 港鐵英文意譯路綫圖

乘著南港島綫的落成啟用,我決定再接再厲/炒舊橋,製作了一幅新的路綫圖,包括九個新車站和一些譯名的微調,在此為大家送上:

Hong Kong MTR Map Literal Translation (2017 Sequel!)

So for the first project of 2017, I've created a sequel to my MTR translation, complete with new stations and revised names.

Just How do you Type in Chinese? Introduction to Chinese Input Methods

Therefore, unless you wished for a keyboard running for the entire length of the Great Wall of China, quite clearly the QWERTY approach won't cut it. Instead, Chinese speakers rely on the so-called 'input methods', which breaks down all Chinese characters so that they can be entered through a Latin keyboard.

英國大學選校指南 – 是否非倫敦不去?

英國大學選校指南 – 是否非倫敦不去?

然而,即使剔除牛津劍橋不談,這並不代表倫敦就是你讀大學必去的地方。事實上,依我在英格蘭東北和倫敦都住過讀過書的經驗,我根本不會提議你到倫敦上大學去。(除非你成績標青得誇張,LSE的經濟系爭著要你,不過你有咁勁就直接報劍橋算了。)

英國大學選校指南 Campus, City, Collegiate

英國大學選校指南 Campus, City, Collegiate

英國的大學,可依其所在的環境佈局籠統的的分為三類。這其中的分野,可能是對你在英國大學生活中影響最大的部分,所以也是除了學術水平外最值得留心考慮的項目之一。

英國大學選校指南-League Table有咩用

排行榜應該怎樣用呢?那先要由它代表什麼說起。

在倫敦中心尋找「小東京」

縱然沒有瞬間轉移裝置,但倫敦可是個世界大都會,要在城市中尋找日本的角落卻也不是難事:博物館、庭園以至書店等,就讓我一一介紹吧。

英國大學:Freshers Week的10點攻略

英國大學:Freshers Week的10點攻略

Freshers Week是大學啟課前的準備週,類似O-Camp的兼有破冰和適應大學生活兩用途。全國各大學的節目大同小異,可作為學生們離家的第一週,它的重要性自然不言而喻。列出以下十項最需留意的東西,助大家過個充實Freshers Week吧!

Japanese Food Extravaganza!! – London Edition

I'll now attempt to complete the Japanese experience (at least from a touristic point of view) with the sampling of Japan's finest cuisine, London-style. Fine Dining, Sushi, Udon, Ramen!

Escape to Tokyo: Japanese Cultural Portals in London

Although I don't have a teleporting device, I do live in the metropolis that is London. Since moving back from University, I've steadily accumulated some favourite locations for those who like me would like to escape to Tokyo one afternoon at a time. Monuments, gardens, shops, all things in Japan, this side of the world.

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