August in review

It’s been a fun month. The first few weeks, I was looking at options and just trying to feel like I was mentally in Vancouver again. The last two weeks of August has been a series of unexpected events. It first started with my Rails study group that received a …

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Part 3: Happiness is simplicity

People watching around the KLCC

Last time, I shared some thoughts on where love fits into happiness. This time, I talk about something that I’ve been relating to a lot over the last two years: simplicity. We live in a world where we are taught to get more. Get more what? Everything. Buy more things, …

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The adventures of haircuts abroad

My Cambodia haircut. One of the best haircuts I've ever gotten!

One of the interesting things (for me) to do abroad is to get a haircut. I’ve gotten a haircut a few times where they did not speak English (e.g. Cambodia/Vietnam) so I just let them cut away. I never know what to say when they ask anyways. “How do you …

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It’s easier to be the one leaving?

The greatest gift you can give someone is yourself

“You’re leaving. I don’t want to go through the feeling where something’s missing.” She said. It’s easier to be the one leaving, someone else said to me. Where did this all sound so familiar? Oh yeah, my travel romance. But I most certainly did not agree that it’s easier to …

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July in review

I actually don’t have anything to review! Yeah, I really didn’t do much work last month. Looking forward to August, it’s going to be a month crammed with heavy RoR study. I will also be looking at meeting with RoR developers and talking to my friend about a UI mockup. …

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Lunch specials of Malaysia

This set was ~$4 and had a main, fruit side and a drink

Ah, lunch specials in Malaysia. I’ve been meaning to write this ever since I landed in Malaysia. During my first week back in October, I got to check out a different side of the Malaysia food scene. While there are plenty of delicious food stalls and little shops to be …

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Things I’ll look forward to in Vancouver

One of my favourite places

“What will you do first?” My friend asked me. “Take a shower.” was my smart-ass response. I hadn’t given it much thought. However, the first thing that comes to mind is probably food even if I don’t crave anything in particular. Good and cheap Japanese food, Hong Kong style cafes, …

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