NEVER AGAIN – Concentration Camp

It’s late and I’m back from watching the ballet version of Don Quixote. I had read the history of the performance and learned that it was first performed for the royalty of Russia.  So, taking this information I imagined myself a European royal attending the ballet. What went through my mind? Well, being a business…… Continue reading NEVER AGAIN – Concentration Camp

Asian college strategy: Don’t check Asian

Woke up to this article today in USA Some Asians’ college strategy: Don’t check ‘Asian’ Sounded like a good topic for this blog and is a choice my own boy will have to make someday so thought I’d do a post.  My personal opinion, being a completely white, blond/brownish, blue eyed, half Asian on the inside type…… Continue reading Asian college strategy: Don’t check Asian

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Culture Shock

As I have mentioned before, once you return to your home country the culture shock abates but never seems to disappear completely. I’m not sure if it is because I have changed so much or the culture that I remember has changed. Perhaps it is both.

Too many hungry people in the world

For the past decade, most talks on Asia Pacific focused on its dramatic economic rise, on China and India’s new status as global super powers, on Vietnam and Cambodia’s staggering growth, and on how the region is fast becoming a magnet for serious foreign investment. Pictures and articles of the region focuses on Shanghai’s skyscrapers,…… Continue reading Too many hungry people in the world

From Study to Work for Study Abroad Students

The reason it can be challenging is from the moment you graduate, you are on your own and in “the real world,” where you will have to deal with visas, skill sets and a lot of competition from local candidates. The good news is jobs can be found but it really takes a lot of persistence and drive.

San Francisco City Life

I have recently become interested in reading about the ordinary (extraordinary) lives of expatriates through their blogs. Daily experiences, joys and frustrations of other major world cities are very fascinating to me which got me thinking. When I lived in Saigon and Tokyo I only blogged when some event left a deep impression be it cultural, political or just an event I had never experienced before

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General Thoughts

Once again, long time no post. I’ve been extremely uninspired lately and feeling a bit disconnected. “Disconnected” seems like an ironic word to use since I’m now flooded with information on a daily basis through my PDA, Google Sidebar, news and magazines. Yet, for some reason I feel like this information really does not help…… Continue reading General Thoughts

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Randomness

Just a few thoughts I’ve had while going through my Sunday morning routine. 1. I was at Starbucks and noticed two girls in heavy makeup and those big sunglasses that cover half of the face. First, wearing too much makeup conceals the actual facial aspects of the person. Wash all that junk off and it…… Continue reading Randomness

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Another Post

It’s been another long stretch without a post. This is most likely due to the fact that not much interesting happens when one is doing a job search from day to day. I’ve been going to interviews, writing e-mails, and going to more interviews. It’s difficult trying to find the right fit. I ususally woudn’t…… Continue reading Another Post

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