Labor Day Weekend

Today was rather unexpected. Went to the library, checked out things, went to Red Mango, had my first Red Mango froyo which was delicious (pina colada + pomegranate, amiright) and got some reading done (I did NOT know that Eliot wrote a short story), went to the public library and checked out more books, found … Continue reading

life changes

Ever since I graduated, I haven’t been in one place for more than a few weeks. The day after graduation, I was on a plane to Taiwan, where I spent three weeks seeing relatives, eating, and sightseeing. I came back a bit more than a week ago. This Wednesday, I’m leaving for Indiana to scout … Continue reading

experienceamf 2012: In Pictures

This is one of those experiences that I found very hard to sum up. So here’s four weeks of music + meeting new people + lovely scenery + lovely food in one post. Pictures were taken with iPhone, sometimes Instagrammed, and sometimes with a Canon DSLR I borrowed. Lorimer Chapel, perhaps the first day I … Continue reading

lists.

Isn’t it weird that there’s only part of August left? Means that the time frame I sort of gave myself for completing a lot of things kind of slipped past while I was in Taiwan and Maine, respectively. I gave myself August to 1. do at least a draft of a personal statement and 2. … Continue reading

Better than Pastiche?

For someone that really enjoys Pastiche Fine Desserts on Federal Hill in Rhode Island but is too broke to visit Pastiche frequently, it’s nice to find desserts that are both tasty, beautiful, and affordable. Unfortunately, that place, for me, is in Taiwan. The night before I left Taiwan, my aunt (小舅媽) decided to buy us … Continue reading

Cama Coffee (咖啡)

I recently saw a picture on Facebook of one of my professors exploring Korean coffee culture during a visit to South Korea. The accompanying picture seemed more like a milk than a coffee. I was a little hard pressed to remember whether there was anything unique about Taiwanese coffee culture, other than coffee green tea … Continue reading