Way back in January I went to India for the very first time, to speak at WordCamps Pune and Udaipur. I left California in the cold and rain and fully expected a hot and humid arrival at Mumbai. Instead, I barely survived with t-shirts, long pants, and a Northface jacket. I technically hit up a total … Continue reading I went to India!
I spent an entire week in Hong Kong, and I've got the belly to show for it. My week went something like dim sum, noodles, noodles, dim sum, pork bun, dim sum. My favorite breakfast: 18 Grams Coffee Roastery Lab in Wan Chai It's a small coffeeshop, and coming in with a group of 10 means … Continue reading I ate so much in Hong Kong
I signed up for this race on a whim on December 31st, figuring I'd have almost two months to prep. I think I ran twice the week before the race, each just 3 miles. In other words, not ready at all. It's been so long since I've done a race, I think my last one … Continue reading Running The Surfer’s Path 10K
Noooooo! When I pulled out my bindings from their box last year in preparation for a snow trip, pieces of plastic were falling off. I flip the binding over, and the bottom part of the gas pedal was falling apart. It didn't affect my ride so much, but it was definitely unstable and the feeling … Continue reading My Burton Escapade bindings
I'm sure it's obvious from the URL, but for those who lack attention to detail, my domain (site URL) has changed from vparkhere.com to victoriapark.blog! Expect more consistent updates about my life and my past and future travels. I am going to jet off in under two weeks, so keep your eyeballs peeled for some … Continue reading My blog is victoriapark.blog
I flew down to LA on Saturday, May 5th, to see my friends perform at the KTMF. I am usually not one to splurge on a flight just to see friends in LA, that's what Facebook stalking is for, but this was a special case since they were flying all the way over from Korea and … Continue reading My POV of the KTMF
I went to Belize for work. And yes you should be jealous. So for those of you who don't track my every movement, I was recently hired as a Happiness Engineer at Automattic. A what? Where? You spelled automatic wrong. My job title is quite literal; I do my best to engineer happiness for our … Continue reading Working in Belize