11 04, 2013

Confronting Cambodia’s tragic past, Part 2: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (or, S-21)

By | April 11th, 2013|Cambodia, Human Rights, Travel Tips|1 Comment

I woke that morning with an upset stomach. Nothing was really wrong, but my body was clearly dreading the day ahead. We rose early to prepare for a very somber [...]

8 04, 2013

Confronting Cambodia’s tragic past, Part 1: A brief history of the Khmer Rouge

By | April 8th, 2013|Cambodia, Human Rights, Travel Tips|4 Comments

Cambodia. A land famous for its ancient stone temples nestled amidst lush jungle landscapes. The home of Angkor Wat, one of the most famous structures in all the world. But [...]

1 04, 2013

Are you living a story worth re-telling?

By | April 1st, 2013|Cambodia, Egypt, Human Rights, Myanmar, Random Travel Musings, Uganda|6 Comments

Did I ever tell you about that one time in Egypt ... ?What's that? You've heard that one already? Well did I tell you about the time in Peru when [...]

14 03, 2013

6 months in China and I’m not afraid to cross the street anymore

By | March 14th, 2013|Beijing, Cambodia, China, Vietnam|7 Comments

It's funny the things we fear in life. Sharks. Snakes. Spiders. Clowns. Whatever your fears, no matter how legitimate or ridiculous, they can often be quite debilitating and keep us [...]

28 01, 2013

7 places I never thought I’d want to visit in Asia (but I do!)

By | January 28th, 2013|Borneo, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, South Korea, Travel Tips|17 Comments

Nothing, save perhaps the Great Wall of China, ever really compelled me to want to visit Asia. That is, until I moved there. Over the past six months, I have [...]