Although an optimistic nation, the U.S. is nowhere near the happiest.
After 3 months in Nepal and India, Bangkok mine as well have been New York City to me. Culture shock hit me hard. The air-conditioning made 7-11’s feel like blast freezers. Delicious Australian cookies known as Tim Tam’s were easily available again (just like in Bali). Long-flowing saris gave way to bare-as-much-skin-as-possible clothing. The beer […]
Europe lacked the danger and adventure that I now crave…
He was well spoken, and I took an immediate liking to him. Yes, I was hooked after the first few minutes.
When I was a kid, I remember being in my best friend’s kitchen as he suckled a bottle of Tabasco sauce for sheer pleasure. I assumed he could inherently handle it because he was Asian, and I wasn’t. In reality, the reason had to do with the differing cultural environments in which we were brought […]