I’ve been craving American food lately. I’m not sure why. (And by “American food,” I really mean every single type of food available to me back home, which includes the amazing Pad Thai at the Thai restaurant near my house, the awesome California Rolls made with real crab meat at the sushi place downtown, and my mom’s homemade dumplings.) I wish I could have Old Bay covered Maryland crabs with steaming white rice and sweet corn (that’s how my Korean American family does it). 75 more words
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Firstly, I wasn’t going to publish this piece of writing, as the emotion of feeling homesick has since dissolved. But I decided that I would share it with you anyway, as I imagine I’m not the only backpacker who has experienced this feeling before. 1,426 more words
Having been home long enough now to sleep normal hours, I have come to a few conclusions about coming home.
As anyone who has gone hostel-jumping before knows, there are a lot of corners of the backpack that people just don’t talk about; like that you feel dirty more often than not, and that if stretching free breakfast until dinner were an Olympic event, you would win gold every time. 156 more words