I viewed firsthand the reminders of Cambodia’s dark past with a visit to the Khmer Rouge “Killing Fields” and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh. How could something as horrific as the Holocaust happen more than once? I … Continue reading
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Coffee & Croissants in Vientiane – France on the Mekong
Like the rest of Laos, Vientiane’s style originates heavily from that of the French. This French cultural influence that still lives on in the city is one of the most enjoyable surprises that await its visitors. Street names are “Rue” something … Continue reading
The Secret War of Laos . . . Are You Aware?
Before my trip I read that Laos is the most bombed country per capita in history. The problem with this fact: Laos has never been at war. So how exactly is it that Laos has become the most bombed country … Continue reading
My Big Fat Greek Adventure in Athens
In Athens my breakfasts consisted of: brown bread, fruit salad, Nutella, scrambled eggs, spinach and feta pastries, Greek yogurt and green tea. I am obsessed with Greek yogurt and the little honey swizzle stick. Every day was HOT, around 38 degrees. … Continue reading