Archive for Category: "asia"
On Control Top TV, University of Maryland graduate Mandi Schmitt reports from Thailand on becoming a certified scuba diver, lantern festivals that look like meteor showers, and her love of Asian culture!
I think it’s fair to say that a bad haircut is every girl’s fear. Ask any of my friends… there have only been a few times when I’ve gotten my haircut and haven’t cried about it. It’s always a little too short or not short enough–or I was given bangs… I am very attached to my curly mane
As any foreign teacher in Korea will tell you, there are always people coming and going. It’s the nature of the game when most people only stay at a given school for a year before going home or going to their next destination.
Because a friend was visiting, we decided to go for a hike and explore Lamma Island. Lamma is the third largest Outlying Island, which is part of Hong Kong territory. We caught a ferry in the Central Pier 4, which is a very beautiful old building on the seaside promenade.
I finally lost my mind after five months in Wang Chan. It happened in the back of a big white mini-van in the Lamthong Mall parking garage, and while I can’t pinpoint whether it was the wasted gas from the idling engine or the lack of sleep I’d gotten the night before that pushed me over the edge, I know that the real reason was something bigger