Archives for February 2014
Hunger Games in Floral Baguio
Motorcycle Diary: Hanoi, Vietnam
Before going to Vietnam, I’d been told that the streets are full of motorbikes. I’ve seen photos and videos, too. I was prepared to see the most number of motorcycles (and scooters!) in my life
They make it sound like the streets of Vietnam is a dangerous place. But I spent four days walking around Hanoi, and I didn’t really feel threatened. It’s actually really interesting because everyone, young or old, professional or not, rides one. Rain or shine, they ride their colorful bikes and wear their equally colorful helmets. They heave giant boxes and anything they can on top of their bike. [Read more…]
I’m in Love With an Introvert
It was a weeknight and one of the few times we see each other in a week. It’s quite late and we’re both pretty hungry. But we spent about 30 minutes walking around the mall just trying to find a place to eat. We pass one diner after another simply because it was a pretty busy night and you refuse to enter a crowded place.
There’s no more seat, you said.
It’s too hot inside, you added.
But it’s the people you avoid. It’s the people who make you take a step back and take another one in a different direction. [Read more…]