Showing Up for Good and Bad
Southeast Asia / Thailand

Showing Up for Good and Bad

I think the thing I most admire about him was his bold willingness to be himself and embrace the people and places around him. He wasn’t afraid to fail, to be proven wrong, to be pushed off track and to grow from the experience. He believed that travel should change us and that we should be open to it. He once wrote, “I’m a big believer that you’re never going to find a perfect city travel experience or the perfect meal without a constant willingness to experience a bad one.” Continue reading

“Reverse-Culture Shock”: a little perspective
India / Other / Southeast Asia

“Reverse-Culture Shock”: a little perspective

As the semester came to an end our conversations naturally centered around our excitement about going home: What’s the first thing you’ll eat when you get back?             Who are you most excited to see?             What will your pets do when you walk in the door?             How nice is it going to be … Continue reading