I have a bad habit of looking down when walking. On Thursday, July 24, I walked into the Grand Palace with my eyes looking at the ground. When I finally looked up, I wow’ed loudly for the first time in my life in solo travel.
One of my favorite classes at Berkeley was Southeast Asian Politics, where I learned about Thailand and its overall political, cultural, and social landscape. I finally got to see this in person on Sunday, July 20. Continue reading “Bangkok: Wat Pho, Thammasat University, Lumpini Park, and MBK Center.”
It’s been 88 days since I left Taiwan, the longest I’ve gone without traveling in the past year. Since April, my role within the company has gradually shifted towards product management, and I now spend most my time in R&D. This has resulted in less traveling, more manning home base.
My visa exemption was expiring, so I scheduled a three week trip out of the country. First stop: Bangkok (Jul-19 to Jul-26), followed by Berkeley (Jul-28 to Jul-30), then Orange County (Jul-31 to Aug-10), and finally back to Taipei. Continue reading “Bangkok: rest and relaxation before business.”