ALONE

Outside the rain is pouring. It’s early in the morning. Cars are driving past my window, people commuting for work, going about their lives. I’ve sat here for so many times that I’ve lost count. My favorite spot in the house. It’s so quiet here. In my own company. I love it. These are the…

4 REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH KRAKOW

I’m an easy guy to please. Whenever I visit a new city, I tend to “fall in love”. However, I normally don’t happen to love cities for the same reasons. Krakow in particular made me fall in love for so many different reasons. THE COFFEE CULTURE During my four days in Krakow, I was literally…

THE PERFECT SEVILLE TRAVEL GUIDE

Chances are that you have heard about Seville, the capital of Andalucía and the fourth largest city in Spain. Known for abundance of majestic buildings, hot summers and vibrancy life, Seville is a must visit. BEFORE YOU GO You should know that the local language is Spanish, but most people speak or at least understand…

WHAT SAKOKU IN JAPAN TAUGHT US ABOUT ISOLATION

As an anthropologist, I understand the danger inherent in making your world too small. After times of national trauma, many countries become isolationist. It happened in Japan with the Sakoku policy – Temperance Brennan  YOU ARE PROBABLY WONDERING WHAT THE HECK THIS SAKOKU POLICY IS? Sakoku is usually translated as “closed country”.  What happened was…

HOW WOULD YOU ANSWER THIS ONE QUESTION?

Couple of days ago, I was eating dinner with my mother and I was telling her about how some of my college friends already have jobs, some are getting married and some bought their first house. I then preceded to complain about how I wasn’t as “successful” as them. After my mother listened to me…

5 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T MOVE IN WITH YOUR PARENTS

Yes, i am going to move back in with my parents. And no, it is not voluntary. This coming year I am going to take a gap year. As amazing as this sounds, it has definitely  it’s drawbacks. The biggest being that my bank account will most likely be drier than Jay Z’s lips. So…