Where to Buy Furniture Online and In-Store

There are so many places on the internet and in-person to buy furniture. Here’s a list of tips and places. Shopping Tips Tip 1: Always look up online for coupon codes. If you sign up for mailing lists, you should be able to get some discounts and coupons. If you just move into a new […]

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A Letter to OfferUp | 20 Suggestions

First off, your product has super HIGH potential. Like crazy high potential – I’m excited for you guys. You have the ability to take over Craigslist shopping no doubt; you have an excellent, simple concept and pretty good execution so far (the basics are there). You can definitely steal market share from Craiglist, Etsy, Ebay, […]

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Weekend Trips to Vancouver

Located in British Columbia and a 2.5-hour drive from Seattle, Vancouver is like a Canadian Seattle; it is rainy and dreary most of the year but has the most beautiful summers with sunshine and lush flora. They have a public market near the waterfront just like Seattle! Don’t forget to pack Canadian dollars or aim to […]

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JoYo Guide to Buying Your First Home

I just bought my first condo and this is how I did it and my lessons learned. My Background I moved to Seattle a month after graduating undergrad in May 2012; at this point, my dad encouraged me to buy a place but I declined and replied I would only be in Seattle for one to two […]

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JoYo New York City Guide

The “Big Apple” is hectic, messy, and a whole lotta fun. I’ve been to NYC several times and the city that never sleeps makes me not want to sleep. Join me on an adventure of great sights, excellent shopping, amazing food, and endless nightlife. Also, be careful of mean New Yorkers! Don’t take it personally but […]

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What You Must Do in New York City

Having tons of friends in NYC, here are my top selections listed in priority order with their New York City neighborhood location in parentheses. Anything in italics is high on my to-do list. Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! 1. Statue of Liberty ($$, Liberty Island): You […]

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Trips to Taipei, Taiwan

I have a lot of relatives in Taiwan and I also spent a month there traveling all of Taiwan. Recently, I’ve been back in Taipei so this guide will focus on the Taipei that I know. Taiwan is amazing and delicious and has tons of shopping. That month in Taiwan is what really sparked my whole obsession […]

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What You Must Eat Sweet in New York City

When you think NYC food, you think the best in the nation and that includes sweets. Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! Items are listed in priority order with the neighborhood in parentheses. Anything in italics is on my to-do list. BAKERY & CAKES 1. Momofuku Milk […]

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What You Must Eat Savory in New York City

When you think NYC food, you think the best in the nation. Let’s eat those bagels, pizzas, and burgers first and then move on to the fancy stuff. Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! Items are listed in priority order with the neighborhood in parentheses. Anything in italics […]

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Where You Must Party in New York City

For high-end clubbing, visit the Meatpacking district! Special shout out to M. Wang who lived in Manhattan for 6 years and provided most of these recs! Items are listed in priority order with the neighborhood in parentheses. Anything in italics is on my to-do list. ROOFTOP LOUNGE 1a. The Press Lounge ($$$, Hell’s Kitchen): $20 drinks for a rooftop view at […]

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