Category Archives: Travel

Beatown Love – In memory of Boston Marathon Bombing

I had lived in Boston for 2 summers in my childhood, both of which were for pa’s public health continual education program at Boston Univ and Harvard. They weren’t exactly pleasant experiences: both stays ended up with our possessions stolen … Continue reading

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TIC: This is China

– This is long overdue, gotta get it out before it’s too late…. feedback from my trip to Shanghai in October, 2011 How should I describe my recent trip to China? How many words do I need to record the … Continue reading

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Return to Nippon: Motive

It’s been almost a decade since my footprint left a real mark on the soil of the nation of sunrise. It was in Okinawa, when I was yet removed from Canada. The most uncomfortable memory of custom differences was that … Continue reading

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Novartis Biocamp 2010 – Taiwan (from application ’til before the big day)

I just have to get this down before my short-term memory fates away… It began in May, from an e-mail from the institute’s office. Our chairman had recommended me and the other girl to the Novartis Biocamp, with a deadline … Continue reading

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Chautauqua, NY – The tiny town of endearing qualities

        The first time I heard about Chautauqua from Agim, I thought she meant Chicago, since the pronunciation was so similar. Later I found out it was an aboriginal name, and that’s where all the excitements began. After googling it, … Continue reading

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Oneonta, NY – City of Hills, home of NYSMF

There are a few things that I just have to record about Oneonta, NY. It begins with the name. It calls itself “the city of hills,” therefore it is surrounded by tons of hills. This description was exemplified when ma … Continue reading

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The Return to the Real World – New York

So, talk about coming back to New York. After 5 years, or 8 years if I consider the trip in 2004 as a holiday trip, I am finally back, to where the journey began. After getting degree and the nod … Continue reading

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