From Day to Night: How to Style Boots

Fall is here. And with the change comes a cool weather requirement: boots. They’re ideal for everyone, from career women to students. It’s the shoe that can keep up with people constantly on the move.  Accompanied with the right outfit, boots can be worn from morning to night, making them convenient for even the busiest […]

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Flab to Fit: 5 x 5 x 5

No Crash Diets Here: Back into the Gym Like I said in my previous post, starting my UX course will invite more routine into my life. One of the major changes will be my workout regimen. I didn’t think to document my weight goals until this morning, so, oops, Day 1 was yesterday. Today is […]

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Starting my UX Journey

From Writing to Design: Jumping into the Tech Industry with No Experience I’ve been looking into UX and design for some time. Back when General Assembly was just taking off, the idea of taking one of their bootcamps seemed like a far-away dream. The cost, the time, the commute to LA and, obviously, the onslaught […]

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A Day Trip to Santa Barbara from Los Angeles

A Trip to Stearns Wharf, State Street and the Funk Zone A couple weekends ago, my parents had planned a day-trip to Santa Barbara, CA. I, currently living at home (part-time but that’s another post), was invited to come along! Admittedly, I have been to Santa Barbara but never had the chance to enjoy  the […]

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Deep-fried Dough in Chicago: The Doughnut Vault

Indulging in fresh doughnuts at the Doughnut Vault, located in the River North neighborhood in the Windy City. Chicago has always been on my list of cities to explore in the U.S. So far, in every city I’ve visited, it has, without fail, rained or snowed during my trip. Chicago was no exception! On a […]

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Dumpling Heaven: Din Tai Fung in Taiwan

Living out my foodie dreams with juicy XLB dumplings in Taipei at DTF! In March 2017, after quitting my job in corporate America, my family and I planned a three week country-hopping vacation. On the list: Taiwan, Japan and, lastly, my home country Vietnam. This was my first trip ever to  the Asian continent and […]

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