Growing Up Asian American

Hello world, In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage month that happened in May, I want to share some of my personal experiences of what it is like growing up Asian American. As a disclaimer, not all experiences are the same, in fact, our upbringings and cultures are different based on where in Asia someone … Continue reading Growing Up Asian American

A Guide to Attending Your First Protest

Hello world, Following my personal promise to support and educate myself on Black Lives Matter, I joined my friends on a peaceful protest hosted by UNC Charlotte. On Saturday, June 6th, I took to the streets to protest for Black Lives Matter along with 1200 other UNC Charlotte students. My first impression? POWERFUL. I was … Continue reading A Guide to Attending Your First Protest

The Puppy Diary: The First Week of Having a Dog

Hello World, It's been a long time since I share an update on my life. Aside from going through quarter-life crises, attempting to step out of my comfort zone, and social distancing due to Covid-19, life just has a way of throwing everything at you. But on a more positive note, my partner and I … Continue reading The Puppy Diary: The First Week of Having a Dog

My Favorite Things to Eat in Vietnam

*Warning: This post will make you hungry* Vietnamese cuisine is endless and extensive, and even though I grew up eating Vietnamese food all my life and I thought that I have eaten everything there is. My last trip to Vietnam really humbled my taste buds because there are still so many amazing dishes that I … Continue reading My Favorite Things to Eat in Vietnam

Bucket List Post: Participating in a Beauty Pageant

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Coming into 2019, I have made the decision that I will take every opportunity out there to cultivate my personal growth, whether it be knowledge, values or aspirations. As one of my biggest events for 2019, I decided to … Continue reading Bucket List Post: Participating in a Beauty Pageant