December 25, 2018 Jameela

Hello Hello Hello!

I am spending Christmas alone and I am so excited about it! Every year I always wonder why I participate in Christmas. I stress over gifts, what I am supposed to bring to the potluck, and a million other things.Read More

September 25, 2018 Jameela

Okinawa: The vacation from my vacation

After a little over two weeks from constant traveling and kilometers of walking, I needed to take a break. Right now I am on Christmas vacation and I am trying to (finally) finish my Japan blog posts, so all I am going to say is that I ate tasty food, rode my bike around, and laid around on the beach.… Read More

September 17, 2018 Jameela

Off the beaten path: Day Trips from Tokyo

After doing the hardcore tourist thing, we decided to find a place that wasn’t too far. By this time, I was bored of going long distances via rail. When I am out and about too much I forget to eat, so by the time I get back to where I am staying I am starving and am too impatient to go to a sit down restaurant.… Read More

September 15, 2018 Jameela

After walking an average of 18 KM everyday, my legs basically gave out. I could barely move my right leg. My hip was so tight that I had to stay in all day. 🙁

I had big plans but in my old age I had to listen to my body and rest.… Read More

August 30, 2018 Jameela


I am starting a book club based on the books below and it is going to be AWESOME!

UPDATE: We are hosting the discussion on Slack and will meet in person every 1 to 2 months. Please email me at info ( at) to get an invite to slack 🙂


I started listening to a sweet podcast called “The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps” because I wanted to learn more about the roots of Western civilization.… Read More

June 6, 2018 Jameela

I am doing a 30 minute by 30 days fitness challenge that my gym is promoting.

The challenge is exactly as it sounds. Do at least 30 minutes of exercise every day for 30 days. There are no prizes, but I am participating for the satisfaction of saying I did it.… Read More

May 20, 2018 Jameela

What should I do in Venice Beach?

I went to Venice Beach on a little bit of a whim this January. When I was there I found myself searching for the best things to do (at least for me). Now that it is almost summer, I suspect you’re looking for a fun place to visit.Read More