Crate Cafe This is my absolute favorite breakfast and lunch spot in Canggu. Located a quick ride from Echo Beach, it is the perfect spot to lounge before/after catching some waves. It is also a great place for checking out all the beautiful surfers in the area. While the prices are higher than your typical […]Read more "Eating My Way Through Bali: Canggu Edition"
About 2 months late, but here is a post about my week in Thailand traveling with my mom! Part One – Bangkok Welcome to Bangkok – a city of beautiful temples, mouthwatering food, cheap massages (typically between $3-8/hour), and awesome shopping! I think that one sentence description pretty much sums up our time in Bangkok. […]Read more "One Week in Thailand "
Warning: this post is going to be a long one! If you don’t want to read the whole thing then I suggest skipping ahead to part two. Part One: Chengde (承德) The title of this blog post, “ren sheng di bu shu”, translates into English as “a stranger in a strange place”, which is precisely how […]Read more "人生地不熟 (ren sheng di bu shu)"
My final week in Beijing was packed with sightseeing, buying presents, and lots of fun times with friends! … And some recovering as well haha. On Saturday I took a trip to the famous Great Wall of China! There are various pieces of the Great Wall within driving distance of Beijing, however since I would […]Read more "再见北京，你好承德！"
This week in Beijing has been quite eventful! With my health slowly, but surely, improving, I’ve been able to balance my studies and sightseeing a bit better. Luckily, the pollution levels have been much lower this week so I don’t sound like I’m dying every time I step outside haha! Culture: This week I have […]Read more "My life in 北京"
My first week in Beijing (北京) has been quite the adventure! Between the people, the food, the language, and, most importantly, the pollution, it has been a lot to take in! But I’ve settled into my apartment quite well. My apartment is located in an apartment complex about 30 mins from school. While it is […]Read more "你好北京！"
For those of you who don’t know, I have chosen to take a leave of absence from Occidental College for this semester. Rather than enroll in the traditional study abroad programs offered by the school, I have designed my own “program” that is unique and caters to all my desires. Over the next six months I […]Read more "And the journey begins . . ."