Home sweet n’ sour home

My mother recently sent me an old piece of writing I composed when I returned to Taiwan during the summer breaks after moving to the States. What year or how old I was when this was created is unknown, but the writing serves its destined purpose of documenting a life that I knew I would … Continue reading Home sweet n’ sour home

The favorite restaurant

Taiwan is known for the portable eateries you encounter at night markets - the ones who couldn't pass an FDA evaluation if their life depended on it, yet provide the uniquely tasty dish non-reproducible anywhere else on this planet. But there's a hidden gem tucked away in southern Taiwan that is well-lit and sanitized with excellent … Continue reading The favorite restaurant

A home for the abandoned

Publication On Indiana Daily Student  It’s hard to stroll the streets of Taiwan without seeing a few skinny dogs digging through the neighborhood dumpster. It’s no secret that this country has long suffered a serious stray dog problem due to the lack of animal shelters. But one family is trying to fix the problem, 800 … Continue reading A home for the abandoned

The fashion of Harajuku

At a strange turn of events, I was able to visit the beautiful country of Japan for four days at an amazingly affordable price. We were able to stay at a five-star hotel in Tokyo city (and boy, was it FIVE STAR!) for 3 nights with free breakfast and fly China air for US$700 total. … Continue reading The fashion of Harajuku

Things to do at a beach in Taiwan

Five movies, three meals, two snacks and a rough nap later, I finally arrived at Kaohsiung International Airport in Taiwan. I'd visited this country just last year in August, but having endured two more semesters of college since has provided a clean slate as to what to expect. The dreaded 18-hour flight was better than I … Continue reading Things to do at a beach in Taiwan

Music of Happiness: Crowd Lu 盧廣仲

He looks like just a geeky Asian kid with a weird bowl-cut sporting a cool T. Only this is the one of the only artists in the world, right next to Jason Mraz, who composes music that somehow always whips a smile on my face. His journey to music started when he was, I suppose, struck with an epiphany … Continue reading Music of Happiness: Crowd Lu 盧廣仲

Random Hobo Teepee of the Day

I'm slowly running out of photos to use from my old archive. I suppose my laziness is finally catching up to me. Perhaps it's time for me to finally dig up some time and focus on some new photography. With taking 18 credits this semester, it's going to be a stretch. Until I finally whip … Continue reading Random Hobo Teepee of the Day