It’s stereotypical, I guess, that I can’t be bothered to paint my own nails so I choose to find some little 中国美女 (Chinese lady) who I can pay $12 to paint my nails whatever colour I choose. So, the other day, after finding a cafe where I was finally (FINALLY) able to get the closest thing I […]Read more "The Smoking Manicurist"
For most of my college friends, and probably 2/3 of all college students, they may have just finished your winter break. I, on the other hand, just finished my summer ‘holiday’. In Sydney. On the beach. All day, almost every day. And then, when I had enough of Australian beaches, I went to the Philippines – […]Read more "The Painful Transition from Summer to Smog"
With one final left, I’m quickly winding down my first semester at college and preparing myself for beach weather, clean streets and blue sky. That includes getting rid of the 包子 weight, as soon as possible. I’m happy to say that I’ve gotten through four months in Shanghai, with a few bumps and bruises (both […]Read more "Only 3 and a half more years to go."
When I was younger, I had this book called ‘The Travel Book’. Inside were details about every country in the world: what to see, culture highlights, where to go, what to eat – all this information stacked inside this fat A3-sized thick book. It was beautiful and exciting, and I probably opened it at least once […]Read more "A little side trip to South (and a couple hours of North) Korea"