This winter break, I was lucky enough to go home to America for the holidays! :) I was able to see friends, eat things I was super excited for (Chipotle, American sushi, normal pizza, CHEESE, Polish sausages and cheeses, Polish Christmas dishes, mom's cooking <3), spend a lot of time with my mom, talk to my … Continue reading Home for the Holidays with a side of Reverse Culture Shock!
Hello, and welcome to the new version of the blog! :D I did it! I made the move from Blogger to WordPress! Blogger was getting difficult to manage with all of the customization I wanted. While there are definitely things I will miss about Blogger (like being able to import pictures directly from Google photos...), … Continue reading Traveler’s Notebook and Blog Migration
OK! So welcome to day 2 of my Hong Kong trip! Check out day 1 here! :) Ok, so the next day, our first stop was once again food! This time, it was a place Justin had found called Australia Dairy Co. I was skeptical at first (Australian breakfast place in Hong Kong? Really?), but it tuned … Continue reading Hong Kong (Day 2)
Welcome back to another belated post! This time, I will be writing about Hong Kong, which I went to wayyyy back in May for a Japanese string of holidays called Golden Week. There are many reasons for this post being so late, some of which include Flickr removing their free auto uploader, and me dealing … Continue reading Hong Kong! (Day 1)
Hello all! At the end of February, I visited Kyoto and Iga with my friend Megan, who was visiting from New York! :) I've known Megan for a long time, and was excited to hear that she was in Japan looking for some jobs and sightseeing! I was EVEN MORE excited to hear that she … Continue reading Kyoto’s Plum Blossoms and Iga’s Ninjas
Ok! So now, for a whirlwind overview of January and February... Winter was much tougher than I expected, and although I won't go into detail, I am still dealing some strong bouts of homesickness, particularly when it comes to difficulty caused by the language barrier. I am hoping that with the arrival of spring, some … Continue reading Overview: January & February (More USJ!)
Welcome back! :) Now, I am going to go onto my third South Korea post, which continues from my second Busan post, here! For those who are coming in brand new, I was visiting South Korea with my friend Justin to visit my college friend Dawn (who is currently doing a Fulbright in South Korea, … Continue reading Seoul, South Korea