Nǎlǐ shì wǒ de jiā? The Double Life of an Ex-Pat(ish)

I was nervous to return home after being away for two years (not including two actual trips I made that combined were less than one weeks time) I was returning as a visitor, and subconsciously was not ready to face the prospect that I would potentially be a spectator in my own home. An outsider,…

The Island Playground

I haven’t posted in a while…a long while. No holiday updates,no new years themed retrospection or introspection no post about midterms and finals week(s). So, I’m not sure quite where to begin, but I am going to attempt to summarize the past three months in one post (with lots of pictures). Besides keeping myself ridiculously…

Lǎoshī nǐ hǎo

With moving and starting a new job I took an unintended hiatus from blogging. Hopefully now that I have been through the first three weeks of my new hectic lifestyle I can still make the time to post each week. This year, I will not have as much time to travel so, I wanted to…

Ta Ta Taipei

August is traditionally my favorite time of year. That overwhelming feeling of summer freedom peaks, my birthDAY means I usually treat myself to a nice vacation, and even the most ginger of us get a tan. The worst part about August is that it ends. For most people the new year begins in January. But…