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Life Lately :: September Musings 2017

So it’s been pretty quiet around here. I haven’t blogged in nearly a year. But it doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to much. If anything, too much has happened this past year. I had high hopes I would be more […]

Life Lately :: October Musings 2016

Where did September go? I saw it in the golden trees and darker skies. I felt it in the crunchy leaves and cheek-chilling wind, but here we are, already heading into the next month. Tell me, how did your September go? […]

What it Means to Be a Multipotentialite

I’ve resonated with this word, multipotentialite, for quite some time after I found out what it means. It’s a classier word for dabbler, jack of all trades, generalist or dilettante, and the opposite of niche or being an expert. Multipotentialites (or […]

Life Lately :: September Musings 2016

So I had really high hopes earlier this year. I was so convinced I’d get back into blogging again, sharing more travel stories, re-hashing some crazy experiences and… yeah, nevermind. Scratch that. This is my first post again in a super […]

8 Foreign Films to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Migrant Muse: Romantic Foreign Films for Travellers

When I’m not travelling, I’m often watching films instead. Call me a film connoisseur, as I’ve watched a lot of films, but foreign films always seem to have that one unexpected element because of the way a story is told, or how it looks […]

The Reality of Travel and Blogging

Migrant Muse: The Reality of Travel and Blogging

It’s time. More than time. For months now, I’m ashamed to say it but, this space has fallen on the backburner. I started writing more for others than for myself, made some grown-up decisions about work, and shifted my priorities to make way […]

Liebster Award Nomination

Migrant Muse: Liebster

I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award! Not sure if I’d consider this a big achievement or anything, but I think it’ll give you guys a better idea of what this blog is all about (it sure helped me figure […]

Top 12 Films to Watch Before Going to Japan

Migrant Muse: Japanese Films

After my first Japanese culture class in university, I was hooked. For the five years I was in school, I enrolled in one Japanese class per year taught by the same professor who was passionate, funny, and probably thought I was nuts because these […]

5 Ways to Be a Traveller in Your Own City

Migrant Muse: Road

Travel is what you make of it. Even if you aren’t hopping on a plane to some foreign country month after month, it doesn’t mean you aren’t travelling. It amazes me how people (who live and work in their birth city) […]