Home Cooking: How to roast Pumpkin Seeds

Home Cooking: How to roast Pumpkin Seeds

This week, we decided to carve some pumpkins for Halloween. It turns out I need a lot more pumpkin carving practice—I am not as good at this as I could be. I bought two large pumpkins, but by the time

How do you keep yourself happy?

How do you keep yourself happy?

Yesterday my best friend asks me “What is happiness?”. The question sounds simple, but honestly, it takes time to figure out the answer. Some friends told me that driving an expensive car or buying a house is the happiness. Others

Have you ever eaten Snails in Vietnam?

Have you ever eaten Snails in Vietnam?

If you ask Vietnamese people which special food you should try in Vietnam, they will recommend you to try snails. Especially, if you travel to Saigon, there are a great number of snail restaurants. There seems to be a consensus

How to choose the right credit card for your wallet?

How to choose the right credit card for your wallet?

There are a lot of credit cards that offer with good or free financial tools, and it is very tough decision to choose which one is the right credit card for your wallet. I have both Citi Premier and Chase

Yosemite National Park: What you need to know before going

Yosemite National Park: What you need to know before going

Yosemite is my favorite national park that I went to last Fall. It is located in the central California that attracts a great number of people to visit annual years. If you plan to take a trip to this park,

Experiences of traveling to Trang An, Ninh Binh – UNESCO World Heritage

Experiences of traveling to Trang An, Ninh Binh – UNESCO World Heritage

If you watch the Kong: Skull Island movie, you probably see the magnificent sightseeing of Vietnam. The place that I am talking about is Trang An landscape complex. Trang An is one of a famous travel destination in Vietnam that

Pandan Waffle

Pandan Waffle

Every time visiting a market or going through a shop that sells pandan waffle, I will have to stop to see what kind of cake that smell so good! It is the smell of pineapple leaves, coconut milk, vanilla, sugar,

Ha Long Bay – New 7 Wonders of Nature, Unesco World Heritage

Ha Long Bay – New 7 Wonders of Nature, Unesco World Heritage

Ha Long Bay – one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Unesco World Heritage site. The natural architecture is not only the most spectacular sight in Vietnam but also on the whole world. If you travel to Vietnam, you

Three Days of Sightseeing in San Diego

Three Days of Sightseeing in San Diego

I have always loved to travel, whether it is in the U.S. or abroad. Last month I drove down to San Diego with friends to see the city, and it might be one of my new favorite places to explore.

Strawberry-Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry-Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl

I mentioned in a recent post that I wanted to try more recipes. Usually when I come across a recipe, I try it exactly as-is, and then spend another week playing with it to make it even better. This week,