Category Archives: travel

No one can bully me ever again

I landed my second victory in a week. Earlier this week I wrote about how I got my $1.7 refund on a stamp with my well-documented angry letter to the postal service. I took my pursuit of justice to the … Continue reading

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The forgotten New Year resolution

I totally forgot about that cuz I made this promise on Dec 30: Once I’ve arrived in the new city, I’ll chat up at least one cute guy every week. I’ll be brave and introduce myself with confidence even if we … Continue reading

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Every time when…

Every time when I take the subway, the inconsiderate jerks around me reminds me how this city is no longer the place I once loved, how I will give everything up to find my utopia. by Nicky English

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PhD dream is not (completely) dead yet

I have mentioned considering going to Australia for my PhD after my 2.5 US applications have been rejected/semi-rejected (finally have come to terms with not being able to afford Brown, but I will keep telling people I was at least … Continue reading

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Annoying behavior on public transportation in rush hour

Those who know me in real life know that I just embarked on a new job this week. For the first time, I have to live the 9 to 7 (9 to 5 is a myth in Hong Kong offices) … Continue reading

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How Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok made me feel like a king (or queen? whatever)

I have been telling people time and again, I’m very laid-back when it comes to quality of life. I had never been a high maintenance traveller and thought hotels aren’t worth the money because I would spend only 10 hours … Continue reading

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