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Nashville, TN – April 2019

Nashville, TN – April 2019

Continuing on my obsession with all-things Alaska Airlines, this time I’ve taken their (pmVX) SFO-BNA flight. I’ve made it known that I dislike flying ex-SFO, sometimes the scheduling and the price line up where it would be more advantageous flying out of SFO than out […]

Austin, TX – March 2019

Austin, TX – March 2019

I’ve recently found myself in Austin, the capitol of Texas, through the recommendations of my friends. The city’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird!”, and it lives up to its motto to the “T”. Visually, it’s a beautiful city, complete with un-city-like juxtapositions: towering skyscrapers in […]

Sydney, AU – February 2019

Sydney, AU – February 2019

A very charming city with very charming people.


San Diego, CA – February 2019

San Diego, CA – February 2019

Better weather than San Jose, still got rained on though.

Tokyo/Matsumoto, Japan – December 2018

Tokyo/Matsumoto, Japan – December 2018

Always glad to be back.


Chicago, IL –  September 2018

Chicago, IL – September 2018

A good weekend with the new iPhone XS

New York City, NY – September 2018

New York City, NY – September 2018

Just another Bikini Bottom Day.

Honolulu, HI – July 2018

Honolulu, HI – July 2018

Here’s to you, Janice.

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Singapore, SG – May 2018

Singapore, SG – May 2018

But God, it’s hot, I had no choice The sun, it burned down on me

New Orleans, LA – May 2018

New Orleans, LA – May 2018

Fun city and the food was delicious. A+ would go again.

Osaka/Kyoto, Japan – April 2018

Osaka/Kyoto, Japan – April 2018

Osaka > Tokyo. ‘Nuff said. (more…)

Tokyo/Yunishigawa-Onsen, Japan – March/April 2018

Tokyo/Yunishigawa-Onsen, Japan – March/April 2018

No words left for me to say about Tokyo. Love being back in Japan again.

Seoul, Republic of Korea – March 2018

Seoul, Republic of Korea – March 2018

Great city. Lots of places to eat and shop! But the pollution was something else… (Photos are out of order , so imagine if you’re me traveling in reverse)

Atlanta, GA – March 2018

Atlanta, GA – March 2018

Pretty cool place. Definitely didn’t feel like a city I’ve been to in the states!

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Chicago, IL – March 2018

Chicago, IL – March 2018

A quick trip to Chicago, Illinois. Man, was it cold!

San Diego, CA, February 2018

San Diego, CA, February 2018

A short trip for my friend’s birthday. Great weather!

Travel Post-Mortem (2018)

Travel Post-Mortem (2018)

I have a confession to make: there was an ulterior motive to traveling to Taiwan. It was a way for me to test out packing strategies for future trips, as well as seeing what is an acceptable weight for my Osprey Farpoint 55 travel backpack1.

Ok, it’s not as dramatic as it sounds, but I’m gonna share with you the travel post-mortem I created during my train ride back to Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei. It outlines what I learned from my brief stint and mostly focuses on what to bring and what not to bring, with a tl;dr at the end of the post. Enjoy!

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Taipei, Taiwan – January 2018

Taipei, Taiwan – January 2018

Taipei, Taiwan. January 2018 Cats. Surrounded, laminate cats. Frosted glass, cold and hidden. No rhyme, no reason. Cheap and easy. Cats.

Tokyo/Yugawara, Japan – May 2017

Tokyo/Yugawara, Japan – May 2017

A long-overdue post. orz