Always Uttori Hong Kong Food Guide

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A Hong Kong Food Guide

Welcome to the Always Uttori Hong Kong Food Guide. Hong Kong is one of the major food capitals of the world. The food options are numerous and oh so delicious. I’ve barely scratched the surface of Hong Kong food during my time in the country, but I’ve created a starter list of a few spots that you may want to … Read More

Travel Brain: Three Reasons Travel is Great for the INTJ Brain

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Photo Credit: ONOKY - Fabrice LEROUGE - 177266207 Three Reasons Travel is Great for the INTJ Brain

Who doesn’t love to travel? After a recent move to Hong Kong to pursue an MFA, travel has definitely been on my mind. While the transition hasn’t been as smooth as I would have liked, I do have one consolation to some of my relocation woes: travel is good for the brain. You may have heard that travel improves brain … Read More

Uttori Beauty: Adzuki Bean Face Scrub Mask

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face mask ingredients. Photo Credit: I'mari Avey. Uttori Beauty: Adzuki Bean Face Scrub Mask.

I first saw this recipe from the awesome Urban Bush Babes. I was excited because, one, I had never seen anything like this; and two, I love adzuki beans. Adzuki beans are a common component of East Asian cuisine and are often featured in a variety of desserts, most often as a sweet paste. Having encountered the adzuki bean as … Read More

Introvert Life: Spring Staycation

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Staycation Glamping . Photo credit: Mechelle Avey. Introvert Life: Staycation.

It’s spring and wanderlust is in the air, but a serious case of spring blues can crop up if you don’t have any travel plans of your own. Instead of looking mournfully through your friend’s vacation photos, why not plan your very own stay-at-home, don’t even go to the mall vacation, or “staycation?” Yes, I know that a staycation is … Read More

Always Uttori Spring 2017 Wanderlust Book List

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Wanderlust Book List

Spring break is almost upon us, and with the promise of warmer temps and lazy days ahead, spring break always calls for a bit of wanderlust. Whether you need some inspiration for your next trip, want to travel vicariously, or need something to read on the plane, this wanderlust book list has you covered. Please note that I’ve read all … Read More