A Glimpse Into New Year’s Traditions Around The World

Having lived and worked in six different countries in the past ten years, I have come to appreciate what binds us together as one human race. One such example is the idea of a New Year. Now, while the idea of having a fresh year annually is universal, the ‘when’ differs. Officially we welcome a…

The Subtle Art Of Blending

View this post on Instagram Bangkok green spaces! #parks #thailand #skytrain A post shared by AL (@cupitonians) on Sep 17, 2016 at 10:04pm PDT If you’ve come here for a makeup tutorial, I’m afraid you’re going to be very disappointed – not just at my serious inability at the art, but also at this post’s lack of…

We Live In Trump’s World Now

A few weeks ago I had a run in with an middle-aged American man. I haven’t had any confrontation with anyone here since I moved hear nearly 2 years ago. While there’s always a bit of subtle racism going on in this country, I’ve never felt like I don’t belong here. It is why this…

Views From A Concrete Tower

Sometimes I like to imagine that it’s crisp and sweater-weather like outside. Pollution? What pollution? View this post on Instagram A hazy Bangkok Friday! #thailand #bangkok #skyline #smog A post shared by AL (@cupitonians) on Feb 9, 2017 at 6:27pm PST