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Hongdae area in Korea

Last time we were in Seoul, it was too damn cold to do anything. I feel like I complained the entire time and sat around my parents’ living room contemplating the miracle of ondolbangs for a month. This time, however, … Continue reading

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“the hunger games” in china (???)

My latest obsession, The Hunger Games, is opening all over the world this weekend, and some of us have been wondering if it will be released in China. I mean, considering the subject matter (totalitarian government, coup d’etat, youth revolt, … Continue reading

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chairman mao: total pop icon

I’ve been seeing these Oba-Mao/Chairman Obama T-shirts all around China and Hong Kong, and it turns out that they’ve been around for quite some time. I found an article from 2009 about how the government banned the sale of these … Continue reading

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(no) swiffers in china

Our apartment in China has white ceramic floors. Being Asians, we have dark hair. This is not an ideal combination. When we first arrived in Shenzhen, we searched high and low for a Swiffer or something similar with disposable dry cloths, but the closest … Continue reading

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shopping in seoul: part 1

seoul has a lot of famous department stores, like Lotte, Hyundai, Shinsegae, but they tend to be a little fancy. and by fancy, i mean expensive. hella expensive. i also find them a little annoying because most brands in women’s … Continue reading

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toilets in thailand

if you know me well, you know that i am absolutely obsessed with bathrooms. more specifically, i am obsessed with avoiding gross bathrooms, and sometimes i will hold it in (whatever *it* may be at that time) for hours until i … Continue reading

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retail therapy

i was having a bad day, so i bought this dress from Nordstrom.com. i know, i know, i have a serious problem. i’m trying, but it’s just so hard. i’m sorry. you don’t understand what it’s like  — sometimes i get this uncontrollable thirst for … Continue reading

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obsession: SKG Electric Stock Pot

living without a kitchen has made me a very happy woman for the most part, because there is 1. no cooking. 2. no cleaning. 3. (virtually) no grocery shopping 4. no rotting stuff in the fridge/garbage and 5. did i mention no … Continue reading

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obsession: North Face Isabella Backpack

help me, i am obsessed with this backpack. i must have it. i don’t think i’ve ever fallen in love with a backpack before, and yet here i am, unable to get this purpley thing out of my mind. it … Continue reading

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