Louise Hung

Louise Hung is a writer currently living in Yokohama, Japan. A recent Japan transplant from Hawai'i by way of California, Texas, Missouri, Washington state and Hong Kong, Louise is a contributing editor at xoJane.com and a contributing writer at Catster.com and Catster Magazine. You may also remember Louise's work from FoodRiot.com, Dogster.com, Time.com, and Gawker/Kinja.com's "Netflix Debate Club." When not writing, Louise can be found eating, searching for post-mortem photography on the Internet, doing calisthenics, visiting a cemetery, or perfecting her method of ordering corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas in Japanese, at the local Mexican restaurant.


13 surprising facts about Victoria, TX

What I’ve given up to live abroad

My parents always said ‘We are Chinese.’ I never understood until now.

What I share (and don’t) with other expats in Hong Kong

5 strange things that happen when you’re abroad for the holiday

For everyone who says living abroad isn’t ‘real life’

Everything I’ve learned about life in Hong Kong, I’ve learned from riding the subway

I’m Chinese American. My husband’s white. Here’s the reaction we get when we travel.

I haven’t spoken Cantonese for 30 years. Here’s what happened when I tried to speak it again.

6 ridiculous ways I’ve tried to blend in abroad

I’m Chinese American. But it took moving to Hawai’i to embrace my identity.

How Getting Catcalled in Japan Brought Back My Childhood Body Issues

6 signs you grew up in Dallas in the 90s

5 ways to totally humiliate yourself in Hawai’i

5 mainland habits to drop when you move to Hawai’i

How I threw (almost) everything away when I moved to Japan — and don’t regret it

What your friends will never understand about living in Japan (and that’s okay)

Everything I learned about life in Japan, I learned from riding the subway

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