Baby’s First Halloween (Last Year)

Homemade hydrangea costume and a cute little ladybug outfit we found in a secondhand shop.Halloween has always been my favorite holiday ever since I moved to the US when I was six and experienced my first trick-or-treating.  From then on, the dressing up part was almost perfunctory, it was all about the mountains of free... Continue Reading →

Beijing Guide

City lovers can understand the comforting anonymity of being in a crowd. But there are New York City type crowds and then there are China crowds. China crowds are on a whole other magnitude, and it can turn you into a regular misanthrope. Especially when you’re squished into a massive mosh pit of people trying... Continue Reading →


I met my friend Jungmin in college at a social mixer for a club that I didn’t end up joining. Even though I didn’t get to make a ton of new friends as I had set out to by joining a social club, she ended up being one friend that I’m really glad I did... Continue Reading →

Koh Chang

Thailand vlog. Do you ever wish that you can experience something for the first time again?  I get that longing a lot when I’m watching Ellie.  Sometimes I wish we can retain some of the memories from when we’re babies, except the part about being born.  God no, I don’t think I would want to... Continue Reading →

Elephant Sanctuary

Teach them to be kind to animals, they will grow up also kind to people. When we first started planning our trip to Thailand, I knew I wanted to include elephants in the trip.  Elephants are the national animal of Thailand and are famously part of the tourist experience.  To be honest I didn’t know... Continue Reading →


Check out our Thailand video here. Rosy morning light filtered through the trees that line our tiny street as we began our walk towards the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. We had just landed after a 20 hour sleepless journey, but the excitement of being in a new city is as good as caffeine. We... Continue Reading →

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