I have been spending more money than I am really used to spending as of late. Why? Well, as you may or may not know, I am studying abroad right now in Hong Kong. While school here is important (and actually not that easy), I am heavily invested in traveling as much as possible.
As I have been traveling over the past few months, I have taken a great appreciation for the little aspects of technology that make living in the modern world 100x better. One small token of thankfulness I have, and realization of how lucky I am to have access to this innovative technology, is for digital mapping and navigation.
Is Roger Federer the most accomplished/impressive athlete in the history of sports? While certainly a bold claim, I would argue that Federer’s remarkable run over the past 13 years is perhaps the single most momentous performance of all time.
I just returned from a 4-day trip to Shanghai, China. It was my first time in China and overall a great experience. Definitely a trip I will remember forever, and one that has convinced me to prioritize travel around China over the next few months.
As I have published hundreds and hundreds of essays/blog posts over the past few years, I have made a number of claims/assertions that now, in retrospect, I likely disagree with.
I think one of the biggest problems in the education sector is the massive misalignment between independent stakeholders. This, of course, is an extremely complicated issue, divided amongst numerous parties including governments, teachers, private institutions, parents, employers and, of course, students.
“Until it’s Gone Syndrome” is the pseudo-psychological term describing the phenomenon that occurs with many aspects of life that we so often fail to appreciate until they are gone. I kind of made up this term, but surely you can relate to this idea.
One thing I often do with this blog is explore my intuition and psyche behind decisions that I have made. The other day, I, on a whim, booked a solo-trip to visit Central Vietnam.