Netherlands: A Country Built for People, Not Cars

Arriving in the Netherlands was quite the shock since I am from NYC. The streets for cars were narrow, but the sidewalks and bike paths were wide and in abundance! Everywhere I turned, there were parked bicycles, and there seemed to be more cyclists on the road than there were cars. I had taken a … Continue reading Netherlands: A Country Built for People, Not Cars

4 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

As 2017 is coming to a close, we look back on the accomplishments we have made, and also think about the things we could have done differently. My experience working in Cambodia has reaffirmed my passion to work in the field of public health. Knowing that I can contribute meaningfully to a community is rewarding … Continue reading 4 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Global Handwashing Day

To celebrate #GlobalHandwashingDay 2017, I dedicated a public health post about this important day! Take a look at my public health blog for more information πŸ™‚

Tips: Precautions When Eating Foods Abroad (Water Safety)

I wanted to share some tips for food safety when traveling abroad, especially when you can get tempted with SO many good foods and drinks that are available in the country where you're staying πŸ™‚ Click on the link below to read more! Source: Tips: Precautions When Eating Foods Abroad (Water Safety)

March for Science

This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending the March for Science in Washington, D.C. with my fellow Johns Hopkins classmates. This demonstration sends a clear message to the Republican Administration that science plays a role in everyone’s lives and has given us so much as a society and in the world. Without science, … Continue reading March for Science

DIY Toothpaste & Deodorant (Same Recipe Base!)

Hey everyone πŸ™‚ A loooong time ago, I wanted to write a review comparing different kinds of deodorant since I wanted to eventually move away from the ones that are filled with aluminum compounds, parabens, triclosan (FDA labeled this as a pesticide) propylene glycol (also known as "non-toxic" anti-freeze, guys!!), and more, many of which … Continue reading DIY Toothpaste & Deodorant (Same Recipe Base!)

Women’s March: Reflections

Hey everyone! Hope everyone's January has been going alright. πŸ™‚ I like to keep my blog mostly positive, but I do want to share my thoughts and hear yours regarding the events that occurred this past weekend. It's been a rough first month of 2017Β for me personally, as the US is now officially under the … Continue reading Women’s March: Reflections