My Top 10 Favorite Things To Do in Bangkok (with bonus favorite eats!)

Hey hello again! I promised I would write more in-depth about my adventure through SE Asia and first up is Bangkok, Thailand. After a grueling 2:50 AM flight out of Chongqing, we arrived and stayed in Bangkok for 5 and a half days to explore and eat all the yummy food we could. My group […]

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Cheng Did It: My Trip to Chengdu

Hello again! This post I will be talking about my trip to Chéngdū (成都) that happened about a month ago. Chengdu is a well-planned city located in the southwest province of Sìchuān (四川). There are three city rings and five metro lines connecting people to the center and train stations. The metro lines are well-maintained […]

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Thanksgiving in China

Hello again, everyone! A week ago, I spent my second Thanksgiving away from home. Thanksgiving in Chinese is 感恩节 (găn’ēn jié), if you were curious. It’s really easy to write about homesickness and how amplified it becomes around holidays (I usually celebrate Thanksgiving and my birthday with my family over the holiday weekend, so it’s […]

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ASTRAY, not ashtray

(No worries, I see it too.)  Astray : [uh–strey]  s’égarer; nella direzione sbagliata; 迷路; vom rechten Weg abgekommen; por mal camino adverb, adjective 1. Out of the right way; off the correct or known road, path, or route: “Despite specific instructions, they went astray and got lost.” There is definitely (unbearable) pressure coming out of university to magically land the perfect job, find your soulmate, get an apartment, do the marriage, buy the house in the suburbs, have the […]

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