Tag: travel

traveling

traveling

Travel: it sounds so fun. You go to exotic places, eat delicious food, see something new. But in reality: travel is tiring. There’s lots of waiting in lines, at airports, at wherever you go. Jet lag is so real. And tummies can get upset. Weather can be different than your wardrobe. And also in reality:…

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the mind of a chef

the mind of a chef

I’m watching the PBS series “The Mind of a Chef” and I’ve learned stuff already from it. Like maybe I want to go to Japan and eat lots of ramen and seafood there (that’s from season one with David Chang). There’s a segment where they do cook a dish and talk about it and I…

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moving

moving

I’m not moving. I have friends who are moving. One just moved to Tokyo yesterday; I can’t believe they’re gone. But they’re not really gone, especially with the Internet. Another friend is moving to New York. I also can’t believe they’re moving. But they’re not really gone because we talk on the phone regularly. And…

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ducks

ducks

The prettiest duck I ever saw was in London. I didn’t know these birds existed. I like ducks in general, but they all look the same. But when I saw this duck in a London Park I was quite taken with the flashy colors. Blingy birds. I found out they’re called Mandarin ducks and they’re…

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Italy

Italy

bread :: Italy Italy is beautiful for its art and food, at least to me. But if you go for those things, it’s good to like Renaissance-era art, because the country looks like it’s stuck there. The gorgeous old buildings of Venice, Florence, even the lazy Pisa tower just keep me mentally in the Renaissance.…

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