Antigua, Guatemala: July 2014

I spent the rest of my time in Antigua, Guatemala. Antigua is very beautiful and a lot more safe and laid back, so if you are planning a trip to Guatemala, I recommend staying in Antigua (it’s probably an hour or so outside of the capital). It was amazing to finally get to meet Luis. […]

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Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala: July 2014

This summer I decided to take a huge step in my never ending journey – solo travel. That’s right, I went completely Han style for this international excursion. At the beginning of this year, I wanted to do something good for someone in need, so I decided to “adopt” (or sponsor) a child through Children […]

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Phnom Penh & Mondulkiri, Cambodia: Week 3, July 2013

I spent the third week of my visit in the East, in the jungle, with the elephants (and spiders) at an elephant sanctuary. This was quite the experience. I never thought in a million years I would find myself in a remote jungle in Southeast Asia, but there I was (and becoming a better person […]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia: Week 1 and 2, July 2013

I always knew I wanted to be an explorer when I grew up, that I wanted to travel the world – I just didn’t know how to start. My very first week of college I took the first step in what would become a lifelong journey for me. After a presentation made by past volunteers, […]

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A Hard Week – Molyvos, Greece

  I have some sad news to share from last week. On Wednesday morning of last week, one of the volunteer/staff members was on her way to work when she heard cries of distress coming from the dumpster near her house. When she investigated she found four newborn kittens (about two weeks old); one at […]

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