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
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?
This past month, I painted my first canvas painting! I've never considered myself to be an artist by any means (even though I did do Culinary Arts) but I do enjoy the arts. I like the idea of art. In reality, my artistic abilities... they ain't it! Ability and interest are irrelevant if it's not… Continue reading Drink & Draw and Other Things To Do
English is my first language. Bahmianese is what I call my Bahamian dialect. I know bits and pieces of Chinese and Spanish from when I studied them, and I remember a handful of foods in French from my days of culinary French class. But thank God for so many apps that do translations. For the… Continue reading The Privilege of the English Language
I've been here for more than 6 months now so what is it like? Life is routine for me. Work, an occasional meal or outing with colleagues, and cooking on the weekends. I read. I get the occasional mani/pedi. Nothing extreme or out of the norm as if I were back home or in the… Continue reading What’s It Like Living in Myanmar?