My winter vacation is fast approaching which means its time to pack! This time we’re off to Thailand and Malaysia, with a quick stop in Hong Kong on the way. Thanks to an extra week of vacation this year and the Seollal holiday, we were able to organize a whopping twenty-five consecutive days off. It’s… Read More PACKING: 25 Days in Thailand+
Like any diet or lifestyle with a name, vegetarianism is a choice that sparks debate, passion, and challenge. Some people choose vegetarianism for environmental reasons, some political, and some in pursuit of animal rights. Some people laugh at the idea as they chomp down on their beloved burgers. But at the end of the day,… Read More Vegetarian to Vermin?
A year ago, I would have been loathe to admit I had any dislikes about a trip to another country. It’s an incredible privilege to travel and it often doesn’t feel right to hold negative feelings about experiencing this privilege. As I mentioned in my “What I’ve Learned Post,” I’ve come to realize that it’s… Read More Year in Review: Likes and Dislikes
It’s hard to leave university, start a career, and live in a new country without changing a little bit. I like to think that my core identity is still the same, but that maybe I’ve improved myself in some way since these changes occurred. I’m a better listener and communicator When the majority of… Read More Year in Review: How I’ve Changed
Reflection has always been a key strategy for me to learn from my mistakes and to plan for the future. I regularly journal to process my experiences and learn from them. This has been particularly important throughout my travels in the past, and now in Korea. This week marks a year of living and working… Read More Year in Review: What I’ve Learned