MY GRATITUDE LIST

#1 My Family There is no way I could afford to live in Los Angeles on my own without the support of my parents. I am forever grateful that they invested in my education and gave me this exciting opportunity to go and study abroad. Thank you Bo Me! #2 Vietnam I was born in … Continue Reading

MY 4TH OF JULY PLAYLIST

Happy 4th of July from Los Angeles! I know we’re celebrating America but I still feel very Vietnamese and need to listen to my V-pop music 😉 haha It was so gloomy and cloudy this morning. I am so happy the sun is finally out. I was beginning to feel sad, lonely and homesick. I’m … Continue Reading

MY STORY

I remember feeling very lonely and confused during my high school graduation back in May 2013. I wondered if my peers felt scared the same way I was. I was about to begin a new chapter in my life called “college.” I had a lot of questions about college. What should I major in? Should … Continue Reading

6 BEST THINGS TO DO IN CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS

I will never forget my experience at Harvard Summer School. I still remember the day my father dropped me off at Thayer Hall with my younger sister. We flew from Ho Chi Minh city and stayed in Hoboken New Jersey to see my uncle for a bit. Then we left to New York to do … Continue Reading

MY EVERYDAY STYLE

A simple outfit and a polished blazer. Nothing makes me more happy than wearing that. I think blazers make a simple outfit more elevated, elegant and sophisticated. I never leave home without it. Los Angeles is a sunny city all year round but the weather changes day to day. Sometimes it gets cold in the … Continue Reading

A VIETNAMESE PERSPECTIVE LIVING IN LOS ANGELES

I’ve been told a lot that I sound just like an American and look like I’ve lived here all my life. So when I tell people I am from Vietnam they look at me very weirdly. “Like no way! How can you be from Vietnam your English is so good!” I truly believe that because … Continue Reading