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Life Travel

Ultimate UNIQLO Size Comparison: Japan vs. US

As a petite Asian woman living in the United States I am always struggling to find clothing that fits straight off the rack. Granted there are a number of retailers in the US that do offer petite sizing, but even then the cut and styles never seem to be exactly right for what I’m looking […]

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Life

Why I Left New York City

For the last year or so, whenever I meet someone for the first time there’s inevitably one question that gets asked: “So, why did you leave New York City?” Although there are many different things that went into my decision to move out of NYC, ultimately it boils down to one idea: I needed to […]

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Life

The Backpacking Trip that Changed My Life

A pretty bold statement, I know. But that’s exactly how I felt after going on my first extended backpacking trip – a 14-day hike in the Wind River Wilderness Range in the western region of Wyoming in July of this year. It truly changed. my. life. This wasn’t just any backpacking adventure – it was a NOLS course. The National Outdoor […]

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Food Life

Favorite Food + Finds at Denver Flea (Fetch Market)

Last weekend I hit up the Denver Flea (now known as Fetch Market) in City Park. Spent a couple of hours walking up and down all the rows, checking out all of the booths while my husband did not — he comfortably sat in the shade underneath a tree. It awesome to be able to check […]

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Life

How I Learned to Love Wearing Patagonia

Living in NYC, the idea of wearing head-to-toe Patagonia never once crossed my mind. I was familiar with Patagonia, having owned a few base layer items to keep me warm during the brutal New York winters, but when I moved to Denver, locals told me wearing “Patagucci” would become a way of life. I chuckled […]