Tag: life

Comfy, Cozy, Culture Shock

So I’ve been in London for about three weeks now, and the entire time has felt unreal. I  feel like I’ve been exploring a whole new world, even London is a bit similar to the United States. I’ve been having an amazing time and then all of a sudden, boom, culture shock. It hit me ...

Back to School, Back to School

It’s Monday morning and after an amazing couple of days galavanting through London, I find myself waking up at 8:30 in the morning getting ready for my first class at Queen Mary. As I didn’t know this too well before I got here, I wanted to run through what to expect from the UK University ...

Relaxation and Monkeys

Since I really wanted to go to another peaceful place, we planned another weekend outing. The next places that we visited were the Nan Lian Garden and the Chi Lin Nunnery in Diamond Hill. The garden and the nunnery weren’t very different from the Big Buddha that we visited a couple of days before, but ...

“Dude, How Did You Get in Google’s Office?”

In my last post, I described how my sense of humor led me on to get an opportunity to visit the prestigious office of Google APac Headquarters. What? I didn’t mention my sense of humor anywhere? Well, a healthy sense of humor can help one form quick friendships. Tonny and I got along well because ...

Sendai, the City of Trees

After a 14-hour flight and a 16-hour delay at Incheon International at Seoul, South Korea, I had finally arrived to the city I will be calling home for the next year. Sendai, a city of nature, festivals, and great cow tongue (known as “gyutan”)! Arriving at Sendai International, the first thing I came to realize ...

Exploring Mannheim’s Quirks

Now that I’ve been here for a couple weeks and am slowly beginning to feel like a local in this peculiar little city, I wanted to discuss the beauty of this place. On my arrival, I was constantly greeted with Mannheim’s infamous motto, “Leben. Im Quadrat.” Which literally translates to, “Life. Squared.” Despite its bluntness, ...

See You Later

“A mind that is stretched new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Hello, hello everyone…it’s time to get in my feeling about how amazing this experience has been. But before I do so let’s talk a little about the Drexel in Paris + London program from a ...