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…

8 địa chỉ bán truyện tiếng Anh

Khác với ở Thái Lan hay Philippines, ở Việt Nam mình vẫn khá hiếm các hiệu sách ngoại văn. Mình đã theo dõi “thị trường” này nhiều năm nay và thấy quanh đi quẩn lại vẫn chỉ có 1 vài địa chỉ bán sách online và offline quen thuộc này. Nếu ai có biết thêm…