New Jersey

Petting and Feeding Alpacas and Llamas

*Note: Wearing masks outside during this Airbnb experience was optional. A photo of me feeding and walking an Alpaca. He was my favorite. (; I visited Hidden Brook Alpaca Ranch in New Jersey in October through an AirBnB experience. The hosts were a retired couple that sheltered about a dozen alpacas and a couple of… Continue reading Petting and Feeding Alpacas and Llamas

Switzerland

Vlog: A Day Trip Through the City of Lucerne

https://vimeo.com/661230105 A silly vlog of exploring the city of Lucerne, Switzerland So back in September 2021 in Switzerland, before omicron, lockdowns, and quarantines took place, my family and I visited this beautiful city. (We were in Austria for our sister’s wedding. So why not explore Austria’s neighboring city in the meantime? As a chocolate lover,… Continue reading Vlog: A Day Trip Through the City of Lucerne

New York

A Submarine, Jet, and Spaceship – Oh, my! Touring the Intrepid

*Note: We had to wear masks inside regardless of vaccine status. Plus the majority of visitors wore their masks even outside.  Ready for take-off. The top deck of the USS Intrepid showcased a load of jets. A month ago, I had the coolest opportunity to walk inside a submarine that operated between the 1940s to… Continue reading A Submarine, Jet, and Spaceship – Oh, my! Touring the Intrepid

Morocco

2019: Vlog: Walking Through the Blue City: Chefchauoen, Morocco

Selfie in Chefchouen Note: Morocco is currently closed for tourism due to the omicron variant. This adventure was done in 2019. https://vimeo.com/372072486 My vlog of Chefchaouen. Lately, I’ve been feeling nostalgic, especially about Morocco. So, I wanted to share this vlog I made two years ago. When some of my friends and I were living… Continue reading 2019: Vlog: Walking Through the Blue City: Chefchauoen, Morocco

Germany

2021: Sailing to Lindau

*Note: This was back in September before the major protests, lockdowns, and variants in Europe. We were mainly here for my sister's wedding. Most of the local population were vaccinated and/or wore masks inside the ferry and buildings. And nearly every sit-down restaurant/bar wanted to see our covid-19 ID card. Overall, it seemed that they were… Continue reading 2021: Sailing to Lindau

Long Island · Self-Portrait

2021: Autumn Storm Chasing on the Beach

A self-portrait of Mahal and I posing on the beach before the storm kicked in. The other day, my mom, our puppy Mahal, and I went to the local beach. The clouds darkened the sky with each passing moment. It was both terrifying yet celestial.  Mahal (by his choice) and I sprinted across the sand… Continue reading 2021: Autumn Storm Chasing on the Beach

Long Island

2021: Secrets of the Service Wing Tour

*Note: This tour required everyone – all the guests and employees – to wear a mask at all times inside this home. Additionally, we had to sign up online to attend this. “Here is where the scullery maid worked from 6 AM to 10 PM.” The tour guide showed us a dim, narrow hallway.  Although… Continue reading 2021: Secrets of the Service Wing Tour