There’s something called Urban Exploration that seems to have taken off in popularity. No, it’s not the same as Urban Camping (a euphemism to refer to the homeless), Urbex involves traversing into abandoned buildings and other similar precarious places. Youtube has been a great help in creating a wonder behind this hobby. And I’m quite … More Urban Exploring? Haikyo?
The other day I was in a rush to run to the embassy, which was a good hour away by train. And so, like any other day, I biked to the station and left my bicycle leaning against the outer wall of the building just like dozens of other people on almost any given day. … More My Bike Got Towed (And I Paid $20 To Get It Back)
Before beginning, I’d like to apologize for the lack of pictures. I wasn’t exactly planning on writing this article, but I just couldn’t help myself. Some pictures included come from fellow MEXT student Marcelo Sarmiento Diaz. Special thanks to him for giving me permission to use them. I’ve had Seoul on my list of destinations to … More I Went to Korea
Four months. It’s been four months since my last post, and I sincerely apologize for my impromptu hiatus. But please don’t think that I was lazing about, skimping out on time that should have been used for a flow of writing. No, the last four months have been an absolutely awesome period of change and … More I’m Back (And Wow Has It Been Fun)
Watch an American movie about teens and you’re bound to see the rite of driving. It’s a coming-of-age event that generally happens during the third or fourth year of high school (16-17 respectively; the legal age to drive starts at age 16). I never cared about driving, nor wanted to drive, while I was in … More Finally Being Behind the Wheel (Recap Diary #3)
Wow, it hasn’t been long since I’ve started my blog but I’ve already got a readership. To all you that have visited and/or followed, it’s not much but thanks! There’s been a Blogger’s Recognition Reward circulating and I’ve been nominated by The Six Foot Bonsai. Thank you so much for having an interest in my blog, and … More Blogger Recognition Award + 15 Awesome Blogs
I’m sure a lot of people have thought about studying abroad, but even before the anxiety of living in a new environment kicks in, we start by thinking about the cost. Let’s face it, an airline ticket is an expense many of us second-guess; we’re always searching for discounted red-eye flight or trying to book … More MEXT: Study in Japan