I’ve traveled to Japan multiple times, and each time was pretty great. This summer, I went back to Tokyo (first time since 2013) and visited Nikko for the first time. Here are some pictures, if you’d like to see.
During a dinner in KL on this trip, one of the hosts was pouring some soup for me and telling me how great it was, saying, “It is so good, so flavorful. It is so full of flavor.”
When I told my friends I was going to Singapore in August, almost all of them said something along the lines of, “Just like in Crazy Rich Asians!”
…and we walked those roads. By golly, we walked everywhere. And it was glorious.
December 2017 to January 2018 — presumably my last real “winter break” for the foreseeable future. When am I going to get weeks off for the holidays? I obviously had to make this count. I did just that…by staying in my pajamas.
After a few days in the English fog and books at Oxford, we took a train ride to Paris. The journey itself was a bit of an adventure.
Between my birthday and Christmas December has always been a festive month. But Thanksgiving was always my favorite holiday, since I saw it as the “opening” to the holiday season. We always built up to Christmas with decorations, planning a nice dinner, and seeing the lights in the city.
2016 has been a rough year — can we all agree on that? Between the passing of David Bowie and Alan Rickman and Prince and Gwen Ifill, to the catastrophic presidential election, to my opening the year with shingles…2016 was just awful. But thank goodness for Thanksgiving.
Sleeping in. Leisure reading. Home-cooked meals. Those are all symptoms of this special feeling that is the end of 1L
It was spring break a few weeks ago. I didn’t go to any exotic locales — I just went home and did nothing. It was glorious. In bed by 11pm, out of bed at 10am at the earliest. Resting, eating homemade food, recharging. It was a much-needed respite. But that doesn’t mean nothing exciting happened … More Spring Feasting