Month: August 2017

Halfway into Japan – 1 Week left until Jakarta! and a quick Thank You.

Halfway into Japan – 1 Week left until Jakarta! and a quick Thank You.

So I don’t know if I mentioned this earlier, but on my way to Indonesia, I stopped by in Japan to visit some friends. I haven’t been able to catch a breath till now, and I figure that I need to make an update of […]

the Chicago that I love (3 days until departure)

the Chicago that I love (3 days until departure)

These days, when I talk to people about Chicago, they usually mention places like Downtown, Michigan Ave, Millennium Park, Logan Square… As a suburbanite, I’ve studied/lived/worked in Chicago for a period of about 7 years. That was more than enough time to realize that… I […]

Saying Goodbye to your Home- 6 Days remaining

Saying Goodbye to your Home- 6 Days remaining

I’ve lived in the same town for the majority of my life. As I approach my departure date, I’m feeling some anxiety. Not because I’m worried about Indonesia, but because I have to say goodbye to the environment that has surrounded me from my formative […]

10 days before departure day…

10 days before departure day…

So I leave for Japan in 10 days. The time really went by quickly. When I made the decision, August seemed so far away… and now that it’s arrived I find myself scrambling to tidy up loose ends. Finish cleaning/donating/trashing all my stuff. This era […]