My Top 5 Recommended Books for English Learners

Nhiều bạn hay hỏi mình: “Làm sao để cải thiện kỹ năng viết được hả chị? Em học mãi luyện mãi mà chẳng thấy tiến bộ gì”. Kỳ thực theo mình thì muốn viết được thì trước tiên và quan trọng nhất là bạn phải đọc nhiều. Bạn có thấy ai không biết đọc mà…

Bali P3: Dreamy Kintamani

The Mount Batur trekking tour that Putu recommended to us got my BF hyped and left me appalled. I dreaded the thought of waking up at 1:30AM to catch their shuttle bus to the foot of the mountain. Nor did I fancy the idea of walking 2 hours on a pitch-black night (and on top…

Bali P2: The Sacred Monkey Forest

I was woken up the next day by the sounds of birds chirping. As I slid the door open and walked into the balcony, a guy who I assumed was working there saw me  and smiled “Good morning! Would you like breakfast now?”, to which I happily said yes. I poured myself some tea and took…

Bali P1: No worries you’re in Bali

When he brought up the idea of spending this New Year’s Eve in Bali, I was like “What? Why? Neither of us can even swim! WTH are we gonna do there?” But then after a few weeks/months of working his magic (i.e. giving me his puppy eyes look and saying “đi maaaaaà”), he succeeded. Just…

Educated people

  Chekhov wrote this letter to his brother: “You have only one defect…your extraordinary lack of education…Educated people in my opinion must satisfy the following conditions: 1. They respect a man’s personality, and therefore are always tolerant, gentle, polite, yielding. They do not make a riot about a little hammer or a lost rubber; living…

Life goes on

Xin lỗi em, phải mất tròn 1 tháng chị mới gom góp đủ cảm xúc để đặt bút viết cho em. Chị không nghĩ mình là 1 người tích cực và tươi sáng (những người đã tu thành chính quả như vậy hiếm lắm, nếu em gặp thì hãy gắng bám lấy họ đừng nhả…

My 4 takeaways from Improv Comedy 101

So I failed myself by not posting anything on this blog in the month of July, and thereby failing one of my 2017 New Year’s Resolutions (to post on a monthly basis at the very least). In my defense, I went through quite a major change in my life last month and it took me…