Monthly Archives: January 2017

Celebrating Lunar New Year in Montpellier

I thought I would spend Lunar New Year alone like last Christmas. However, a few days before the new year, my Airbnb host invited me to go to a potluck party at their friends’. So, I extended my stay in … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year’s Eve

Have been swamped with work and didn't realize that tonight is Lunar New Year's Eve. Luckily I could still prepare a decent meal for myself from what I gathered in the fridge. I personally think that fish is the most … Continue reading

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French Local Culture

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My Airbnb Host from Talence and I

I said goodbye to Caroline, my Airbnb host from Talence, with mixed feelings. It was a mixture of shame, confusion and gratitude. I didn’t like Caroline in the beginning. My first impression of her was that she’s a stingy, divorced 42-year-old mom … Continue reading

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Happy King’s Day

Happy King’s Day!!! Photo taken on Jan 2, 2017, in the office with my colleagues and couronne des rois, king’s cake French style.

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À la prochaine, Bordeaux!

Ouibus is always cheaper than Blabalcar in France. Oh well, I won’t be able to blah in French anyways =p À la prochaine, Bordeaux!

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Holiday Greetings

I created this “Where is Martha?” holiday greetings a couple weeks ago for my family and close friends. Since I have received some interesting responses – from not being able to find me to seeing me in a sleeping bag (Seriously? I … Continue reading

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