31 Dec, 2016 in Yearly summaries

What did 2016 look like? The year 2016 marked my transition to European life. After ~10 years mostly spent in Asia and the US, I moved to the Netherlands. It’s been a terrific year, both personally and professionally. The new location in Europe offered great new opportunities for travel around Europe, with new adventures in […]

19 Dec, 2015 in Yearly summaries

What did 2015 look like? 2015 marked yet another change in my life. After moving to the US following ~10 years on and off in Asia, I moved to the Netherlands in Europe to start yet another adventure. The time spent in the US provided me with some significant challenges, also on the travel side, but […]

21 Dec, 2014 in Yearly summaries

What did 2014 look like? 2014 marked an important change in my life. After 5 years as a PhD student living in Hong Kong I finally defended my dissertation and graduated the PhD to leave Asia and begin a postdoc in the United States. Most of this year was surrounding these big events, and so […]

1 Jan, 2014 in Yearly summaries

What did 2013 look like? An extension of 2012 this was a year mostly surrounding my academic life, with most of my travels associated with with academic adventures around the world.   Since I’m always behind on my blogging, and the previous summary of 2012 still had a lot coming I’ll start off from a […]

30 Dec, 2012 in Yearly summaries
My 2012 : Year Summary

So what did 2012 look like? to me this was a year focused around academia. After settling down into the PhD program and generally figuring out what my research directions are, my travels were mostly around the places where my academic journey has led me.   Since I’m always behind on my blogging …

26 Dec, 2011 in Yearly summaries
My 2011 : Year Summary

So what did 2011 look like? to me, this was a year of general stability compared with previous years. As I enter my third year of PhD and in Hong Kong, things have become strangely familiar and oddly routine, which is something I was sort-of looking forward to after years of moving around and …

31 Dec, 2010 in Yearly summaries
My 2010 : Year Summary

So what did 2010 look like? to me, this was a year of exploration and realization. To give you a quick insight into my 2010, here are some of the highlights of my 2010 as it was reflected in my blog posts:   January 2010 I visit Japan for the first time. Tokyo was absolutely […]

28 Dec, 2009 in Yearly summaries

So what did 2009 look like? to me, this was yet another year of hectic changes and adventurous uncertainties. To give you quick insight into my 2009, here are some of the highlighted posts from 2009 : January 2009 My mom’s the first of my family to visit me in Taiwan. I make the very […]

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