Asia Archives - Page 18 of 26 - My Family Travels
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Keep a Straight Face in Ko Pee Pee

Spent three days in Koh Lanta and was looking forward to bluer, less rocky waters in the coveted island paradise of Koh Phi Phi. Unfortunately, the transit between islands took a lot longer than expected....

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Sugoi desu ne! Student Travels in Tokyo

Tokyo is a city of contradictions and contrasts; a delicate balance between ancient and modern, native and global, traditional and subversive. I've never encountered a city like it in all my travels,...

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Moonwalking on the Shore

We got into the island from Karabi, which was a little longer of a trek out than expected. We were picked up by a breezy truck from the bungalows that picked up travelers together headed out to the...

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New Years or Paper and Heads on Fire

And what a New Year’s it was. We walked down to the beach, which I thought was called Ao Nang. Turns out it goes by much longer name, which I can only remember as starting with an N. Luckily,...

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Compassion for Cambodia

Before I went on my mission trip with Teen Mania http://www.globalexpeditions.com, a friend told me that I needed more compassion in my life. She encouraged...

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Ni Hao

In the summer of 2009 my fellow orchestra dorks and I went on an adventure to the exotic world of China.  We resided there for two weeks without air conditioning or a westernized toilet in sight. ...

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Jaunt to South Korea

  In February of 2008, I hopped across the pond, from my temporary home in Japan, to South Korea, to visit my friend Emma who...

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Medicine, Philanthropy, Perseverance, and Beauty

Traveling is exciting, regardless of where you're destined.  And doing it solo is even better.  Lost in the clouds, disconnected from the mayhem on the ground,...

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Southbound Train Leaving Beijing

48 hours in a sleeper car is a very.  long.  time.I’m on a two-day long train ride headed south from Beijing to Yunnan Province.  It’s a huge trip, two weeks in Southern China...

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