Beyond the Familiar: First Impressions of Singapore

Five years ago, I was fifteen and traveled to Singapore for the first time. Although few memories remain from that short trip, I distinctly remember being captivated by the lush greenery enveloping the bustling cityscape, and awed by the sustainability of the densely-populated city lacking in natural resources. I’ve been in Singapore for almost a month now, retracing and rediscovering

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Angela in Singapore

Hey everyone! My name is Angela Li and I am a junior Biochemistry major from Shanghai, China. This spring semester, I’ll be studying abroad in Singapore through the Amherst-Yale-NUS exchange program.  As an Asian American, I’m particularly drawn to Singapore’s cultural diversity and its unique fusion of Eastern and Western traditions. I’m excited to document the process of finding a

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