nasi lemak

I have a new food obsession. Like I need another…really. It is a dish called Nasi Lemak. Nasi is traditionally a Malaysian dish, but you can also find it in other parts of Southeastern Asia. There are several versions of Nasi, but they are all mostly composed of rice soaked in coconut cream and then […]

gay night

I am sopping wet. Soaked through. Drenched in fact. My eyes feel swollen as a thousand needles of rain pricked them on the way home. And it’s cold. But I couldn’t be happier. This is Amsterdam. Tonight, my roommate Maaike and I went to Gay Night at the Pathe, a movie theatre near Rembrantplein and […]

week in review

General, disorganized thoughts and learnings from my first week in Holland for your reading pleasure…plus pictures! Always follow proper bike etiquette, unless you are actually Dutch. The supermarkets are closed on Sundays, so plan ahead or starve to death. It only took me 4 days to develop the same distaste for tourists outside the Van […]