Chinese enough

The Half of It

I realized, walking through the streets of old Guangzhou, that China is my home. There’s no one way to “look” Chinese or be Chinese, and that any way I feel is true to me should be sufficient for everybody else.
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Going back to Overtoun House: A trip down memory lane in Scotland

My childhood brings one very specific place to mind — Overtoun House. Overtoun House is a grand, romantic-looking estate I can only ever remember having seen in pictures. It’s become almost a family myth at this point — a magical place a SoCal native can brag about to people who love Jane Austen and BBC.
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Make time fly while you do

Traveling is undoubtedly fun, but sitting for 10+ hours in a cramped seat in a plane is probably the least fun of it all. When I flew from Los Angeles to Sydney at the beginning of my study abroad journey, I had to endure a 15-hour direct flight that really
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Power ranking: Caffe Strada pastries

t seems like the one constant in our lives is Caffe Strada – if you go there enough the baristas might just know your order, or they at least give you one of those warm smiles. But what is a Caffe Strada drink without a Caffe Strada pastry?
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What your coffee order says about you

Coffee may be the only beverage college students like more than alcohol. Here at UC Berkeley, where sleep deprivation is the norm and all-nighters are a common occurrence, coffee is even more valuable. We all need that sweet, sweet caffeine — but how you choose to get this neccesity says
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