“Would you like one”? AD asks holding out an open tin of white mints towards me. “No, thank you”, I decline politely if a bit prematurely -I do want one. But it’s too late. I’m not retracting my response. He turns to the driver and repeats the question. When the driver picks out three mints, […]Read more "An Afternoon at Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang"
At the altar, incense sticks burn a familiar scent into the air. I recognize it as one that my dad has burned several times in our living room- a scent I often found overwhelming. In this temple, thousands of miles away from our living room, I still feel overwhelmed; though not by the scent itself, only […]Read more "My Weekend in Vientiane, Laos: Part 2"
From the moment I was asked if I would be available and willing to travel to Laos to when I touched down in Vientiane, I was both stressed and enthusiastic. In one breath I was participating on a team call and in the next, I was planning to go on an assignment for said team. […]Read more "My Weekend in Vientiane, Laos: Part 1"
I was fighting sleep when the pilot announced our descent into Incheon Airport. I had spent most of the flight watching movies and wanted to stay sprawled out on the empty row I had to myself for a little while longer. Groggily, I sat up, adjusted my seat, and rested my head on the window […]Read more "9 hours in South Korea"
Hey there! If you’re reading this, then you’re wonderful- thank you! I just read a great post about a trip to Greenland; while it seemed expensive to visit, it also looked stunning. Now, a country I never thought to visit is sitting comfortably on my travel list. This is why I blog and why I […]Read more "13 hours in Doha, Qatar"