5 Things To Do When You’re Jet-lagged in Taipei

TFW you’re nodding off early in the evening the day you land, go back to your hotel to “nap” and the next moment that your eyes blink open, it’s somehow past midnight. You wake up groggy, confused and very hangry. Although Taipei isn’t a 24-hour partying city, here are 5 things you can do at…

Made In Canada, EP.1 (Wooffles & Cream)

I’m thrilled to share the series that I pitched, produced and edited for Yahoo Canada. (With a female videographer–hello!) In the first episode of  Made in Canada , I profile the boss ladies from Wooffles & Cream, who also happen to be my friends from high school. To know our high school’s ethnic breakdown of…

I had the best tasting beef (of life) in Toba, Japan

Living in Taipei, I have a lot of friends and co-workers who always rave about Japan. For myself, I never made Japan a goal destination. However, I recently had the chance to visit Toba in Japan – and a surrounding island called Toshijima. (Toba is approximately 3 hours away from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport and Toshijima…

[LINK] Hello Kitty Shabu Shabu in Taipei

Hi Googlers, Sorry I’ve been a bad website updater. I’ve been writing, have you been reading? Here’s something fun I wrote: Hello Kitty Hot Pot Restaurant Gives Visitors Warm Welcome in Taiwan I will try updating more frequently.

The American Dream…in Taipei?

Hi Internet friends, My latest for NBC – on the American Dream in Taipei. I realize the irony is that I’m a Canadian – a proud one that pledges allegiance to my girl Queen Lizzie through and through. Please enjoy! The American Dream Is Alive and Well in Taipei

Open Access – Nairobi

Here’s the latest video I edited for EIFL on Open Access from a student’s POV. Remember to watch in HD – you know, 2015 and all. “Students and faculty at the University of Nairobi discuss how open access is transforming how they access and share knowledge at their institution.” Learn more here: bit.ly/1C1rWYv

Recent articles written for NBC

Hi friends and internet lurkers, Check out some of my recent articles for NBC News. Taiwan’s Same Sex Marriage Law Languishes in Political Purgatory From Dumplings to Bubble Tea, Asian Street Food Goes Artisanal Despite Drought, China Dives into ALS Ice Bucket Challenge  

Co-Working With Nature

I’m really growing (pun intended) into our garden – front and back. My herb garden is thriving and being used. The veggies are slowly growing out of their planter size. The peonies, roses, wild flowers, jasmine bush, raspberry bush. The endless floral arrangements I can forage are so beautiful. What a gift from Mother Nature.