• Money Talk

    Eight Months of Less: May Update

    We’ve made it to June, but I barely made it through May thanks to Mother’s Day and friends’ birthdays. Yo’ gurl was broke for most of the month, but at least I know to…

    June 7, 2018
  • Personal

    Did You Notice the Collateral Beauty?

    In Japanese Studies, you may come across the term, wabi sabi, which roughly translates to “beauty in impermanence and imperfection.” A broken cup that is glued together with gold filling, showing its cracks and mishandling,…

    May 31, 2018
  • Travel

    Navigating Bangkok without a Wolfpack

    No thanks to the film, The Hangover, Bangkok has a reputation as a party city with all sorts of debauchery. If you’re into the locura, you will find it all here; I, on the…

    May 11, 2018
  • Money Talk

    Eight Months of Less: April Update

    Hello, mi gente! Time has flown by and it’s time for another update! Earlier this month my cat, Tiger, was taken to the veterinarian for a urinary tract infection. Who knew that cats can get…

    April 28, 2018
  • Personal

    Mental Health & Mimosas: A Personal Story

    According to a quote I found (a.k.a. searched for) on Pinterest, You can’t pour from an empty glass. Take care of yourself first. What are pouring? Mimosas? Mental health is an umbrella term that covers…

    March 27, 2018
  • Money Talk

    Eight Months of Less: March Update

    What’s up my fellow money savers! In case you didn’t read this post, I’ve decided to do an eight-month shopping ban in order to save money and pay off debt. If you still need a New Year’s Resolution…

    March 19, 2018
  • Personal

    How Quit Your Job with Dignity

    Not to brag, but I’m a really good at quitting. There will come a time when you realize that what you are doing isn’t something the sparks passion or excitement, and it’s time to…

    March 12, 2018
  • Japan

    Scaling Mt. Fuji with Ease

    As a sacred site, a source of inspiration, and the symbol of Japan, Mt. Fuji has welcomed over 300,000 visitors per year and was recently named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Although it’s common…

    February 26, 2018