Category Archives: United States

FOTO FRIDAY: HAPPY NATIONAL DONUT DAY FROM CHICAGO

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels. This week’s photo is of delicious donuts downtown Chicago! Today is National Donut Day (also known as the best holiday ever), and I’m happy to finally be able to celebrate my favorite food this year after not being able to the past two years while living […]

#FINDINGASIA: MEOW PARLOUR, NEW YORK CITY’S FIRST CAT CAFE

Some people go to therapy, others prefer going to cuddle cats. Thanks to small apartment sizes, many of which aren’t even allowed to have animals, and the exorbitant price of pets, cat cafes (or animal cafes in general) have been a popular phenomena for the last couple of decades in Asia. I was no stranger […]

#FINDINGASIA: JAPAN SOCIETY, NYC

One of the places I was most looking forward to visiting in New York City was the Japan Society. Holding over 100 different events each year, the Japan Society is one of the leading U.S. organizations fostering a mutual understanding and appreciation between Japan and the United States. Founded in May of 1907 by a […]

#FINDINGASIA: ANIME CENTRAL 2015

Anime Central (or ACen as local con-goers call it) is the Midwest’s largest anime and manga convention. Taking place one weekend a year in Chicago, typically in May, its 30,000+ attendees puts it in the top three anime conventions in North America. Sure, I haven’t watched an anime series in almost three years and I can’t even […]