Writing is like walking through an unpaved forest. For a while, you feel lost. Trapped in a moment of panic. I start to focus on the details around me. A puzzle where only your curiosity can guide you. And in the end, more often than not, it will take me to the end of the forest. […]
15 months ago, I was riding my $30 bike down the streets of Beijing, having picnics with friends from around the world. 456 days ago, I was eating pho on the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam. 10,957 hours ago, I got lost wandering around Chiang Mai, Thailand. 657,408 minutes ago, I was admiring the remains of […]
Before starting the next adventure, love this final moment one last month, one last week, one last day, one last minute, one last time.
With Lady Gaga’s unavoidable presence (literally) everywhere we go, people around the world are being given the ultimate test of acceptance. Has the meaning behind what is “normal” become the fate of this so-called apocalypse? Does this mean no more dressing like the mannequins at Gap? Wait a minute, I have this outfit. No more drinking Starbucks every […]
I recently stumbled across an article on Treehugger.com* about the exploding watermelons in Jiangsu, China due to the overuse of growth hormones. WHAT?? 什么?? 뭐?? những gì?? Trust me, exploding fruit bombs is not a normal occurrence in China. Unfortunately, I can’t say the same about the use of pesticides on most of the produce here. As you […]
I sat down today with every intention of writing about my recent trip to Seoul, but at the last minute, I decided to change the direction of this post. If you know me well, this shouldn’t be a surprise. For the last couple months, I’ve been on the edge of my seat worrying about where […]
Who wants to go country hopping with me? It’s just like bar hopping, but instead of going from bar to bar, it’ll be countries! Ironically, the only country I’ve traveled to so far is China. Which means I’ve only been to TWO countries total (U.S and China). This is NOT okay. If I want to […]