While visiting my friend, I felt like I was in an alternate universe, which was only exacerbated by the fact that everyone was wearing L.L. Bean. Where was T. Anthony’s?

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Before I even turned my phone off, I knew it wasn’t going to be easy. My iPhone and I are certainly a clingy couple: You rarely find one without the other. I always hold it, recharge it when it’s low and even buy it gifts, such as my carefully selected phone case. When it beeps […]

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There are few things in this world more painful than when your food takes a long time to arrive. As a kid, it was such a struggle to be patient while waiting for my food. If the restaurant gave out coloring activities or word searches, I’d finish them. If there was a TV in the […]

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In the dating world, there are always plenty of fish in the sea. Incoming college students, however, must deal with a dramatic transition in their dating pool as their high school pond becomes a university current. As new people come in with the tide every day, college students turn to Tinder in the hopes of […]

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For the purposes of this blog, I’m going to rewind back to January of this year, when I’d just landed at Heathrow Airport for my study abroad semester in London. Prior to the flight, I had looked up ways to get to my home for the next four months in the least expensive yet comfortable […]

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I had never been to the United States before my college life began in Boston. When I was younger, I would imagine all the scenarios that would happen in Boston. Now, Boston is my second home besides Beijing. Still, there are three questions that I want to ask about Boston because it is so different […]

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Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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It’s almost impossible to imagine my college life without the rideshare app, Uber. In the past five months, I’ve experienced my fair share of interesting Uber rides. Ultimately I started noticing a pattern in the types of drivers and the ride experiences that come with them. Here’s what I’ve found. 1. The Lost Boy This […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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