Yayoi Kusama is one of the most influential artists of our time. With her "A Dream I Dreamed" exhibit opening in Shanghai, a famous and rare attraction in an overpopulated city proved itself to be a unique experience all of its own.
Nothing makes you appreciate your "college days" more than experiencing a full-time job for the first time. Although I do love not having to worry about work after 5pm or pulling all-nighters to finish assignments, I do miss sleeping in and being allowed to skip classes every once in a while. Miraculously getting two … Continue reading The New York routine
My arrival to New York has been a whirlwind. I went from awkward uneasiness to falling completely in love with this city. I was greeted with impeccable rudeness from workers in the supposed "customer service" industry upon arrival. The employees in subway stations are the most unhelpful people on the planet, and they will be … Continue reading Culture shock
In less than 48 hours, I will be at the capital of the world, the Big Apple, the Concrete Jungle where dreams are made of where there's nothing you can't do. As a spontaneous decision, my friend and I decided we wanted to go to New York this summer. Neither of us had any internships, … Continue reading Nervous excitement
While everyone else was getting their tan on a beach somewhere, I had the biggest honor of meeting the most incredible people in Japan. It was beyond a class trip, it was historic.
Actual Date: March 12th, 2012 We took the metro again today to visit war correspondent Martin Bell at St. Bride’s cathedral. On the way there, we passed by Fleet Street, which was once the center of the biggest newspaper companies and where journalism thrived. Due to change in laws, the street no longer holds the … Continue reading Cathedrals, Crypts, and Cakes
I never knew one could get so busy. There's more obligations than the physics of time. My stress is mainly coming from J344, my first Photojournalism class. Every Monday, a new set of 50 pictures fitting my professor's specific theme are due. With my wedding catering job occupying most of my weekends, only a small … Continue reading Photojournalism