Music Lover’s Packing List: 10 Travel Essentials for Music-Loving Travelers

As a person who has music involved in my everyday life since I was born, I take music into account in almost anything I do, and of course, that also includes my travels. I enjoy looking for concerts and music-related events when I travel. The 10 travel essentials below are things I am always glad…

The Vietnamese traditional music performance at Temple of Literature

Hanoi, Vietnam – Where Vietnamese Traditional Music Comes Alive

Before I came to Vietnam, I tried to think of what I knew about Vietnamese traditional music, and I realised that I knew absolutely nothing. I could mostly guess that Vietnamese traditional music has a certain level of Chinese influences due to its history, but I didn’t want to assume. That’s just rude (although later…

How to Find Cheap and Free Concerts in NYC: An Insider’s Guide

As a former conservatory student in New York City, I’ve developed several tricks and ideas on how to find cheap and free concerts in NYC over the years. Of course, I’d like to encourage everyone to buy a ticket to go to concerts as a way to support performing arts, but I understand the price is…