What’s in a Travel Journal?

I didn’t realize I’ve been documenting in this format for three years now (wow, talk about commitment). Ever since I got myself a Traveler’s Factory notebook in 2016, the way I journaled about my trips has drastically changed. If you’ve known me from way back, you’d know I do travel
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Desk Tour

After eons of attempting to rearrange my desk area, I finally sorted it out! Here’s the thing: my previous office / room was so tiny that I had to make everything work in a small space. And while I was resourceful enough, I found it really hard to adjust to
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An Impulsive Decision To Reopen My Shop

Hello. I’m publishing this on the week my shop reopens. I’m not exactly sure what went into me the past few months, but long story short, it’s happening: I’m putting it up.  After battling with several episodes of anxiety last year, the littlest decisions affect me on a regular basis.
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What I’ve learned from 4 years of being “Abbey Sy”

It feels like high school as I recall four years of experiences that led up to this moment. I know, four years? It’s honestly not that long. But in the context of my 26 years, with 70% of it being stuck in the four walls of school (which I both
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2019 So Far

Hello.  I’m not supposed to be writing since the website is going to be under construction in a few weeks’ time (and also I have a deadline due this Friday before I fly out for a 2-week vacation), but there’s an empty feeling inside me that made me just want
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Twenty Six

Previous birthday posts: Twenty one  | Twenty two | Twenty three | Twenty four | Twenty five Let’s get one thing straight: I’m officially old. No one argue with me on this, lol. In my dictionary, anything beyond twenty five is already considered old. A longtime high school friend and I were talking about turning 27, 28, 29,
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