Some people live to learn while others learn to live. Some people fall and remain on the ground while others fall and stand up to keep on trying. Which one are you? Fortunately, nobody is the same, and there isn't a reason why we should be. Otherwise, life would be kind of boring, wouldn't you agree?
I've always wanted to go snowboarding since I came to San Francisco because I used to watch a lot of extreme sports, especially the X-Games Winter edition with Shaun White winning all the time... And I finally did snowboard yesterday!
Ever since I went to Lands End Trail for the first time some years ago, it has definitely been one of my favorite places in San Francisco. It has basically everything for a relaxing day - a simple hiking trail, friendly people and doggies, and a gorgeous view throughout the entire trail.
As some of you guys might know, I've set up a running challenge to myself of running 30 consecutive days for at least 3 miles every time. It's mainly to keep myself active and create a habit. I've run 13 days out of 30 as of today and it's been difficult during somedays; however, … Continue reading 30 Days of Running + Trail Running
Last weekend before going back to school for some hardcore work... Things cannot be more exciting than driving through California Highway 1 towards Marshall – north. If you know what I'm talking about, you've probably experienced the many curves and narrow roads Highway 1 offers, yet enjoyed the fresh and yummy oysters from Tomales Bay … Continue reading Relaxing at Oyster Farm + BBQing
Coming back to San Francisco has been awesome. This city has something special that makes me feel good in every sense; although life here feels slower than in Hong Kong, it's still exciting. My dreams' list is quite full and I'll work on them during my stay in San Francisco, and I'm willing to … Continue reading Life in San Francisco
Every time I travel to a new place I try to be a sponge and absorb as much as possible from people I spend time talking with, from places I go to, and from the culture I get into. And it hasn't been different with San Francisco.I believe this city has shaped my early young-adult … Continue reading Personal: What did San Francisco teach me?
Today's post is one to the last before I leave to Hong Kong as there would only be less than one week left prior to my departure. Enjoy! When it comes to skydiving most people might tell you, "You must try skydiving at least once during your lifetime!" However, I will tell you that you should jump … Continue reading Final Days in San Francisco before Departure #5: Jump Outta Airplane ( Skydiving ) !
It has been four days of camping and being out in the nature with almost none technological devices and having contact with people, maintaining real face-to-face conversations, and living a simple life. First of all, I have to thank Kevin and Siew Choo, who run the International House in San Francisco, for organizing and preparing the … Continue reading Final Days in San Francisco before Departure #4: Camping Donner Lake ’13
In a recent road trip to Los Angeles, Claudia, Mona, and I met to shoot a photo session and below are some photos. Enjoy! 🙂 Mona's Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/mona.to/A huge thanks to Mona To for taking up her time and managing the entire photo session for us. Until next time! Adeu 🙂 rich