10 01, 2014

A little girl in Myanmar wants to go to school

By | January 10th, 2014|Human Rights, Myanmar, Portraits of Pangea, Social Justice|0 Comments

"One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world." ~ Malala Yousafzai The six of them sat quietly and timidly in a circle on the floor, eyes wide [...]

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 [...]

18 03, 2013

My favorite images from my trip to Myanmar

By | March 18th, 2013|Myanmar, Photo Essay|9 Comments

I usually find that, if asked, I can ramble on and on about each of my trips for days on end.But for some reason, with Myanmar it's different. My experience there is [...]

16 03, 2013

5 reasons you should go to Myanmar — now!

By | March 16th, 2013|Myanmar, Travel Tips|4 Comments

Myanmar? You mean Burma, right?I think it was the name "Myanmar" that really seemed to throw people for a loop when we announced we would be traveling there at the [...]

4 03, 2013

WorldView: Buddhist nun in Yangon’s Bogyoke Market

By | March 4th, 2013|Myanmar, Photo Essay, Photo of the week, Weekly Worldview|0 Comments

It is a common, but colorful scene throughout Southeast Asia. Every morning, Buddhist monks and nuns wearing beautiful flowing robes of maroon or pink shuffle through the streets of Yangon, [...]

2 03, 2013

Portraits from Myanmar (Burma)

By | March 2nd, 2013|Myanmar, Photo Essay, Portraits of Pangea|15 Comments

There was so much I did not know about Myanmar before we traveled there in January.One of the lesser-known countries in Southeast Asia, Myanmar (also called Burma) dazzled our eyes and [...]

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 [...]