Ok, I'm not interested in bath houses, even modern luxurious ones, but the intro to this post reinforces that I was not imaging the dank, soul-draining properties of the German capital this time of year: […]

Louder Than Coquis

Friday, 8am. Why am I awake? My alarm doesn’t go off until 8:30am and every minute counts. Disoriented. Hooting, yelling outside my bedroom window, I can’t make out words yet. Coming from somewhere on my […]


This is the second Thanksgiving in a row that I’ve been in a non-Thanksgiving-celebrating country. I can’t even recall if it was Singapore or Hong Kong last year, it blurs, all I remember is that […]