Seoul Past, Seoul Present

To get into Beijing, I took advantage of the 144-hour transit visa, which allowed me to stay in Beijing as long as I had a flight going somewhere other than where I came from. Seoul was the cheapest option, and so I went. I visited Seoul, along with Busan and Gyeongju back in 2014, and… Continue reading Seoul Past, Seoul Present

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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

Hop Over to Hanoi

Hanoi is little over an hour and a half flight from Hong-Kong: making me ponder why I don't make the journey every weekend. As I walk from the plane to Vietnamese immigration, I notice that this whole place smells like my favorite pho place back in Denver. Either they use the same floor cleaner, or… Continue reading Hop Over to Hanoi

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

Hong-Kong Punk and Pottery

School is tiring sometimes, right? Not really, but for me, it's a good enough excuse to get out after that long and arduous first week of my last year at University. I designed my schedule so that I have Monday's free to go on adventures. It means that my Thursday is pretty rough, but at least I have… Continue reading Hong-Kong Punk and Pottery