Documenting my kintsugi experience as a digital nomad in Tokyo. Kintsugi is the Japanese craft of pottery repair and gold joinery.
A how-to guide for the Tokyo subway pass that saves you money and time. The pass is valid in 24, 48, and 72-hour intervals for the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines, which reach nearly 200 stations. Please think of the Tokyo Subway Pass as the equivalent of an all-access pass for the New York Subway, the Toronto TTC, and the London Tube (in our dreams). This means that the pass works for Tokyo city’s extensive subway lines, but not for inter-city trains such as Amtrak, the GO Trains, or the British national railway companies. Please read below for further…
An overview of Hong Kong’s gay, lesbian, trans, and general LGBTQ-related events, groups, activities and culture.
This post is an overview for people who are interested in seeing a bit more of nature while travelling Japan, whether it is sightseeing at the top of a mountain or an all-day hike. Information is focused on getting to and from a mountain and what amenities are available.
An op-ed in response to the Hong Kong media’s focus on the politics behind Pussy Riot and lack of attention to the Miles of Love LGBTQ travel advocacy forum co-organized by Planet Ally and All Out (UK) that brought Olga Kurachyova and Nika Nikulshina, as well as many internationally accomplished activists, to Hong Kong.
An event recap for the Miles of Love LGBTQ travel advocacy forum organized by Planet Ally and All Out as a part of Pink Season Hong Kong 2018, hosted by Eaton HK. Presenters included a TED Fellow, CEOs, members of Pussy Riot, founders of NGOs, trans FIFA and Paralympian athletes, co-founder of an LGBT cryptocurrency, LGBT Token, and many more.
A list of China’s LGBTQ-related podcasts (mostly in Mandarin), some English podcast episodes that cover homosexuality in China, and shoutout for vlogs and queer Chinese content.
A list of Greater China-based / Chinese LGBTQ podcasts from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China. LGBT topics can include dating and their daily lives to same-sex marriage legislation and politics discussed in Mandarin, Cantonese, and English.
LGBTQ podcasts, vlogs and Youtube channels for Hong Kong, most of which are in Cantonese and meant to help locals find good content and also queer Asian Americans / Canadians to find out what’s going on in this city.
An comprehensive introduction to LGBTQ Taiwanese movies, TV shows, podcasts, and vlogs for people who want to see, or listen to discussions by, Taiwanese queers on their lives and contemporary culture.
Thoughts on travel ethics, first world travel privileges, remote work, and decolonising travel.
Political and cultural interpretations of China is the Story of Yanxi Palace 《延禧攻略》and what it means for Hong Kong, based on the article「愛國攻略」by Assistant Professor Wong Nim Yan 黃念欣 in MingPao.
A decision-making framework developed to introduce perspectives on decision making for rainbow families in Hong Kong, Japan, and the Asia Pacific region. For queer professionals and families living there and considering moving.