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Cambodia to Thailand: A Tale of Monuments and Mango Milkshakes

When it comes to traveling I’m always up for anything and everything. I love sight-seeing at places like the Great Wall; but I also enjoy the atypical experiences--eating rooster head and thirteen...

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Lost in Marrakesh

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Hello Dalai!

It was about noon when I fully realized that I was much farther away from the Dalai Lama then I had anticipated. I suppose, in retrospect, that that wasn’t entirely in my control (the Kalachakra festival...

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The Lone Mushroom

In an attempt to discover pieces of myself that may have been hidden, I decided in the spring of 2014 to explore the...

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One Fraction

Four journeys. Eight plane rides. One fraction. At age two, I flew over the Atlantic Ocean guided by my Senegalese father and part Portuguese, Irish, German mother for the first time. Our destination...

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The Silent Lake

The afternoon was ripe with excitement and the car was stuffed...

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Pardon My French: The Art of Making Mistakes and Trying Anyway

France in the summer is lovely. I remember the buildings of yellow stone, ancient beyond belief to my American eyes; the canals whose water lilies inspired Monet; the countryside, passing in a blur...

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Moonscape Beauty

Scalding fountains and multi-colored pools were only a few of the magnificent sights I was encountering. Yet the fountains weren’t man-made,...

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The Magic of the Ancient Waters

The world is a beautiful place; full of surprises, secrets and newfound treasures. Within the intricacies of the world, it’s a remarkable thing to find a place where you feel most content. I discovered...

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Learning to Breathe

For ten days during the summer of ‘13, living with the locals and 6 girls I barely knew in the quaint village of Uvita on the...

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