Whenever I plan any trip, food is always a big part of organizing it, and Taiwan was no exception. :) The two things that I was most excited for were bubble tea and night markets! I first tried bubble tea in college... and to be honest, I had some strong opinions and didn't like it at first. D: I disliked the feeling and … Continue reading Taiwan: Food!
Let's talk about Taiwan! About a month ago, at the beginning of December, I was able to take some time off during my schools' overlapping exam weeks. What I got was a wonderful, and sorely needed, 6 day trip to Taipei and Jiufen with my travel buddy Justin! :D Here is a rundown of the trip! About … Continue reading Taiwan in December: Trip Overview
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