This Is Not A Travel Journal: Eurotrip 2K17

I’m coming home from a month-long journey around Croatia and the French-Belgian border, with transits in Istanbul and Amsterdam. I am tanner, heavier and wiser. I am craving for nasi lemak with an intensity like no other. I went to Europe for two reasons: to...

8 Lessons from 8 Weeks of No Carbs, Sugar and Alcohol

One sleepless night in February, I decided to change my life. I committed to a challenge. But not just any challenge. A rigid, intense, 8-week-long diet and fitness challenge called 8 Weeks To Wow. For 2 months, I would consume no carbohydrates, no sugar, no alcohol,...

On Friendship and Community: A Pre-Birthday Soliloquy

My birthday is this Saturday. It’s always an awkward time of the year; one that dredges up old friendships, flames and family and places them front-and-center with counterfeit smiles and requisite wishes. It gets weirder if you’re thinking about...

How to Build Community in 1 Night: Tribeless Dinners

I’ve been organizing Tribeless dinners for half a year now. (Yay, milestone!) Since we started last September, Tribeless has brought together more than 30 folks from all walks of life to listen, connect, and share a meal on the last Thursday of every month. Potential...