Dusty Beijing

Beijing is dusty and hazy. If you open the weather app on your phone, it will probably show you the temperature and then under it say something like, "Partly Cloudy" or "Sunny". But in Beijing, it's a bit different. So with a "Very Unhealthy Air Quality" city ahead of me, I strapped on my face… Continue reading Dusty Beijing

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How to Find Underground Music in Hong Kong

So you've come to Hong-Kong for business or pleasure, and need to let your hair down. Or maybe you've moved here chasing a Cantonese bride and decided to start teaching English at a local school to pay the bills and need a way to relieve that stress. Maybe you're an exchange student who works at… Continue reading How to Find Underground Music in Hong Kong

The Fire Dragon

After my journey around Macau, I finally reach home at around 3:30 in the morning. That gave me just a few hours of sleep, having to wake up at 9 am to rush down south to catch my pottery class on Hong Kong Island. I didn't even wake my roommate up when coming or going,… Continue reading The Fire Dragon

Gambling for Panda Butts

Saturday's are probably one of the worst days to set an alarm for 8:00, but the adventure ahead will be worth rubbing my dry eyes over. I take the bus from Lingnan University directly to downtown Kowloon, right by the Star Ferry Port. My bare legs are covered in mosquito repellent, so the air smells… Continue reading Gambling for Panda Butts