I recently turned 21, an important milestone in many cultures. And as such, I wanted to celebrate with all of my friends and family in a way that was quintessentially me: dancing to DJ and live band, food, fairylights and flowercrowns. (more…)
I was in Kuala Lumpur during the first week of January; my second trip to Malaysia. Like last time, the shopping malls and streets are adorned with bright red and gold decorations in preparation for Chinese New Year which (depending on the lunar calendar) occurs sometime from mid-January to mid-February. And like last time, some of my friends and cousins were buying new cheongsams to wear for the auspicious day. This year, I decided to join in too.
We’ve all wanted to be temporarily inked up at one point or another, right? (It can’t just be me, right… right?!?) I’m not one for hardcore tattoos, but sometimes a little body art is a little fun. Ballpoint pens are good friends (just don’t do it to often and wreak havoc on your skin’s health) but surely there’s got to be something more exciting we can do than just the plain ol’ black and blue! Here are three main ideas I’ve been playing with: