Tag Archives: Chinatown

Finding Art and Meaning in Hoarding

Eliminating most of my material possessions before setting off to live my life on the road left me with much lower tolerance for clutter and hoarding.  My chest used to feel tight and heavy when I thought about my parents’ … Continue reading

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Snake, Snake, Snake: Happy New Year!

I had an action packed week in Sydney, culminating in a sailing excursion around the harbor yesterday.  It was so much fun and so busy that I didn’t get to post anything about it during the week.  Last Sunday I … Continue reading

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First Week in Sydney

My first week in Sydney has come and gone.  My apartment in Potts Point is walking distance to almost everything (so far I haven’t taken any public transportation) and is quite comfortable.  I unpacked as soon as I arrived, but … Continue reading

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Chinatown Revisited

Buenos Aires is a large city but its Chinatown, Barrio Chino, is quite small.  A few days after I arrived here I went to Barrio Chino for the Lunar New Year celebrations.  It was so hot and packed with thousands … Continue reading

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Happy Lunar New Year!

I’ve never celebrated or noted with any significance the lunar New Year in the past, but it occurs to me that a year ago I was Chennai, India with new friends sharing Indian-Chinese food and this year I found myself … Continue reading

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Family Day, Fun Day

Back in May when I was in Korea and thinking about meeting up with my aunt and uncle in Los Angeles and Pennsylvania, I imagined showing them around New York.  I thought long and hard about where I would take … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Local (almost) in Singapore

My last day in Singapore was spent with my brother and his friend who is a Singapore native.  He attended university in the States (same alma mater as me), worked and traveled all over the world, and then chose to … Continue reading

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