These past two weeks I got to do a bit of travel for work and the food was so amazing. Here is but a sampling. Myanmar foods have some interesting smells but always contain some green vegetables, pickled items, curried meats, rice and noodles. It's a mashup of Chinese, Indian and Thai influence. Yes, that… Continue reading Food
I can't even write like I've traveled around the place much since I've been here. The extent of my travels has been in Yangon where I live, Pyay, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Daw and those were for school field trips. But Myanmar has some pockets of gems, outside of it's dirty façade. It is a… Continue reading Explore Myanmar
I just wanted to share some “lost file” photos of the Makers Market I went to some months ago. Makers Market is a cool pop up market that happens the first Sunday of each month at Kandawgyi Lake in the evening time. Vendors sell some pretty cool stuff that you wouldn’t find in the malls… Continue reading Makers Market
In this moment of procrastination, I thought I'd clear my mind... For a few days now a question keeps popping into my head: does a person need to constantly be trying to "level up"? Is it basic to be content right where you are with what you have and your daily routines? Are people that… Continue reading Questions
Our brains have a brilliant way of rationalizing things even when all other facts say the opposite. One more cookie won’t hurt (which turns into 5), one more hour up, buy the jacket because YOLO. I’ll get back to this. Las Vegas, much like New York, is a city of lights and excitement and lots… Continue reading We Almost Bought a Timeshare
To put simply, No. Is it all adventurous and exploring? No. I work. And I be tired. And Fridays I get excited to go home after football practice and just chill in my longyi and chat with Z over wine about the week. My life isn't glamorous but I enjoy it. My salary affords me… Continue reading Have I Glamorized the Living Abroad Experience?
And a lack of patience on my part. I'm still getting into my groove a month later. I actually just got my internet installed today. Yay for small miracles. But let me tell you about the process. Almost three weeks ago, I went to the plaza and got signed up for internet services. I was… Continue reading A Comedy of Errors…