Category Archives: Journal: A Memoir

In my head.

Discoveries of New Inspirations

February 2 2014 I saw this video a while back and it brought me to tears. Yes, it resonated with me that much. I recently watched it again and it had just about the same effect. Love how she analyzes

Discoveries of New Inspirations

February 2 2014 I saw this video a while back and it brought me to tears. Yes, it resonated with me that much. I recently watched it again and it had just about the same effect. Love how she analyzes

Nepal Guide

I wrote up this guide for my friends on their first visit to Nepal, so I thought I’d share with all of you! I spent 4 months in Nepal volunteering at a couple orphanages and teaching English in ’09. I recently

Nepal Guide

I wrote up this guide for my friends on their first visit to Nepal, so I thought I’d share with all of you! I spent 4 months in Nepal volunteering at a couple orphanages and teaching English in ’09. I recently

Hash House Harriers, Chiang Rai

What an eclectic group of runners! If you live in Chiang Rai, do this.  If you’re visiting, then plan your trip around a run date.  Defined by charismatic, cooky/witty run leaders and a congenial, fun, relaxed group of old and

Hash House Harriers, Chiang Rai

What an eclectic group of runners! If you live in Chiang Rai, do this.  If you’re visiting, then plan your trip around a run date.  Defined by charismatic, cooky/witty run leaders and a congenial, fun, relaxed group of old and

Coup d’état for Humanity

Entirely buried under my duvet, hugging this mosquito killer tennis racquet tonight, as I tend to do many nights, I began to wonder what my life has become. Not only does the fear of giant mozzie bites pervade my every

Coup d’état for Humanity

Entirely buried under my duvet, hugging this mosquito killer tennis racquet tonight, as I tend to do many nights, I began to wonder what my life has become. Not only does the fear of giant mozzie bites pervade my every

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2012

It’s been a bucket list goal of mine to attend this event for years now, and I can finally check it off! Nope, it’s not really as frou-frou as “celebrating vegetarianism,” although, that’s one of the 10 rules of the

Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2012

It’s been a bucket list goal of mine to attend this event for years now, and I can finally check it off! Nope, it’s not really as frou-frou as “celebrating vegetarianism,” although, that’s one of the 10 rules of the

After Gangnam, it’s FownTok yegatokgatokgatok

In this addicting irritatingly irresistible song, I think she’s singing about accidentally eating frogs: Lyrics to Go (the frog).  artist Sara for Target (sarah pao).  lyric to Ichigo (the frog) Sarah the Bao (Sarah Pao).  MV song would Ichigo (the frog) Sarah

After Gangnam, it’s FownTok yegatokgatokgatok

In this addicting irritatingly irresistible song, I think she’s singing about accidentally eating frogs: Lyrics to Go (the frog).  artist Sara for Target (sarah pao).  lyric to Ichigo (the frog) Sarah the Bao (Sarah Pao).  MV song would Ichigo (the frog) Sarah

More than a Mae Sai Visa Run

As a friend puts it, I am akin to an “Ambassador of Asian Americans in Thailand.”   What started off as a trip with a singular aim (get a teeny, yet imperative visa stamp in my passbook), turned into a

More than a Mae Sai Visa Run

As a friend puts it, I am akin to an “Ambassador of Asian Americans in Thailand.”   What started off as a trip with a singular aim (get a teeny, yet imperative visa stamp in my passbook), turned into a

Reminiscing on my Quarter Life Birthday

A compilation of my favorite moments from my birthday: 

Reminiscing on my Quarter Life Birthday

A compilation of my favorite moments from my birthday: 

Oppan Gangnam Style: Thai Takeover

EDIT: This article from The Atlantic makes me love Gangnam Style all the more.  Insightful read about how Psy is revealing the hollowness of K-pop and Gangnam wealth through his satirical hit video.  http://www.theatlantic.com/international/ Hey Sexy Lady, I’m obsessed with

Oppan Gangnam Style: Thai Takeover

EDIT: This article from The Atlantic makes me love Gangnam Style all the more.  Insightful read about how Psy is revealing the hollowness of K-pop and Gangnam wealth through his satirical hit video.  http://www.theatlantic.com/international/ Hey Sexy Lady, I’m obsessed with