Finding Fulfillment · Friendship · Reflections · Travel

When Leisure Takes Work: A Week in NYC

New York City: A city overflowing with 8.5 million people that it's a wonder anyone runs into anyone else he or she knows when walking the streets. But with some effort and planning, you can certainly make it happen. Last month, I piggybacked off of a work trip to New York to also meet with… Continue reading When Leisure Takes Work: A Week in NYC

Finding Fulfillment · Forging your future

Of Friendly Fate and Familiar Faces

Five years ago, as I emptied my bedroom at Countryside Apartments in Gainesville, leaving behind a shoddily painted magenta wall and an equally distasteful pastel pink one, my roommate at the time, also a journalism student at the University of Florida, said she'd really miss us being roommates and hoped that we'd be roommates again… Continue reading Of Friendly Fate and Familiar Faces



Stepping out of the vestibule Thursday upon arrival into Singapore, I headed straight to my favorite Changi Airport spot: a cafe that flaunts buttery puff pastries, quiches, chocolate and cheesecakes, where I once bought a red tea flask in which I have never drank tea. To my disappointment, there was a Starbucks standing in place… Continue reading Detours