Man Crush Monday: Ryan Higa

Hello! Welcome to September's "Man Crush Monday," in which I share my favorite male celebrity. This month is an old-school one, as it's none other than Ryan Higa, a YouTuber whose channel nigahiga has amassed over 16 million subscribers. Higa has been around for a long time, since the early days of YouTube. From his …

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SPAM (poem)

SPAM it’s the spiced post-colonial Americana military diet that settlers create for the Micronesian dream no, it’s microscopic off the border of u.s. wake up the islands to salty territories of unincorporated lands corporate heads eat king breakfasts on king-sized beds spiked with thyme and blossoms ripe for picking in horticulture it’s the difference between …

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Places I Would Visit Again (and Again)

Greetings! Now, if you've been following me for quite some time on this blog, you would know that I'm absolutely addicted to traveling. So far in my young, twenty-something life, I have visited three continents, thirty-two countries, and way too many cities to count. And every time I return home, I get incredibly-intense bouts of …

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10 Places I Want to Visit in the World!

Greetings, folks! If you know me by now, I have done my fair share of traveling throughout the world in all of my twenty-something years on this earth. Recently, however, I did one of those interactive, "how-many-places-have-you-been-to" maps online, and to my disappointment, I'd only visited 6 percent of the world! That's crazy! Any case, that …

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Destination: Huangshan, China

Hello/ 你好! Moving forward with my last trip to China in 2011, our next destination after Shanghai and Hangzhou was Huangshan (黄山), a mountain range located about 3 to 4 hours from Hangzhou, our destination before that. Literally translated as "Yellow Mountain," Huangshan is a popular tourist attraction, as it's an UNESCO World Heritage Site and has …

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