My Experience of a 1,000-Person Outdoor Concert in Mexico, Post COVID

by Emy Louie“The happiest place on earth” is this place—I am convinced! Let me tell you of a theme park in Mexico that culminated with a 1,000-person outdoor concert that I attended on a weekday in October of 2020.  The Mexican theme park was unbelievably good on all levels: good service, good food, clean bathrooms, good … Continue reading My Experience of a 1,000-Person Outdoor Concert in Mexico, Post COVID

One of the Few Places on Oahu Where an “Ahupua’a” is Explained On-Site

First Published September 5, 2017Updated April 2, 2020by Emy Louie The Sacred Areas at the "Turtle Bay Resort" Above. Alongside Kaihalulu Beach, a stone altar, in the foreground, serves both an altar and a marker. The grounds of the “Turtle Bay Resort” provided many natural places, such as nature preserves, for recreation. Furthermore, the resort … Continue reading One of the Few Places on Oahu Where an “Ahupua’a” is Explained On-Site

My Experience of a Dentist in Another Country

Updated April 12, 2020In the area of an upscale residential neighborhood in Costa Rica, there was this dentist who is located on a nearby busy and noisy commercial street, which had restaurants, bakeries, pharmacies, medical clinics, and car repair shops; some cars pulled up on the sidewalks and thus blocked the path of the pedestrian … Continue reading My Experience of a Dentist in Another Country

What Happened at a Yoga Festival and Camping Expedition at the “Turtle Bay Resort”

First Published September 5, 2017Updated April 2, 2020by Emy Louie ~~~ Can one camp at the “Turtle Bay Resort?”The answer is, “Yes!!!”Once a year, during a yoga festival, an area of the resort is open for camping, but one must register for the yoga festival to camp.If you want to camp, but you do not … Continue reading What Happened at a Yoga Festival and Camping Expedition at the “Turtle Bay Resort”

Why People Who Live in Cities, Like Honolulu, Never Speak a Word of English

Updated April 9, 2020 Sometimes, interactions are just or more amazing with strangers than with people one has known for a while as the best conversation in the world with a stranger in a bar in Los Angeles went like this: Stranger at the bar: “How do you compare Los Angeles, California to Raleigh, North … Continue reading Why People Who Live in Cities, Like Honolulu, Never Speak a Word of English