Myanmar Part 2: Inle Lake

If you haven’t read part one, you can do that here. After five days in Bagan, it was time to move on, so on my last day I grabbed a night bus heading east and arrived in Kalaw at 2:45 in the morning. Stepping off the bus, I felt truly cold for the first time […]

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Myanmar Part 1: Yangon and Bagan

The beginning of this adventure. I left Omaha early on February 1. A winter storm almost kept me there for a few more days, but with a change of flights, I was off to Houston to Tokyo and to Bangkok after saying what was easily the toughest goodbye of my life to Alex at the airport. […]

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Hi, Southeast Asia

A quick note on what I’m doing with my life right now (for those who are interested). I’m currently on week three of a three-month trip to Southeast Asia. Embarking on a long trip like this has been a dream of mine for years, and last fall I decided to make it happen. I left […]

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2015

Last year, I did my first annual year in review in this style. Maybe it’s self-serving, but I love looking back on these things and seeing how I have (or haven’t) grown in the past year. 2015 was a little less eventful than 2014 for me. Maybe because I’m getting old and realized I need […]

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Brooklyn (Mostly)

Alex and I took a mostly unplanned trip to NYC earlier this month. I found cheap flights to New York because I tend to spend an absurd amount of my free time reading about flight deals, so we decided to make a trip of it. We spent the weekend running around Brooklyn and Manhattan with Hannah, […]

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West Virginia

My dear friend, Lauren, has been living and working on a farm in West Virginia for a little over a year. Her life there, for the most part, had been a bit of a mystery until I finally went to visit her in October. The closest I’d been to West Virginia before this trip was to Washington […]

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