I am far too attached to food. And within the world of food, I am far too attached to Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Doughnuts. I don’t like the other flavors or the other bakeries. And sometimes I have an idea, such as running some number of miles, eating an entire box of joy in one… Read More


To my pleasant astonishment, a girl from the Brazilian Amazon reached out to me on Instagram. I had posted about some clinical volunteering with a medical team from Yangon and was about to head to ThaBarWa for my first experience with social work. Anny told me she was a doctor, and asked if I knew… Read More


  Southeast Asian Summer Day 32 Yangon, Myanmar Three days of medical experience were done. I finally got to sleep in, so naturally I felt the need to draft a Go Fund Me from my phone in bed and unexpectedly raise enough for not one, but two refrigerators over the course of breakfast because even… Read More


My life was suddenly a new level of nightmare for claustrophobics—it was hard to tell at first, but it became clear the British bus had in fact driven into a train, parked, and said train was moving into the ocean. Thankfully I didn’t feel claustrophobic, and instead felt enlightened, especially when the sunlight of the French… Read More


Workaway is an organization allowing travelers to choose from 26,000 active work exchanges from more than 155 countries around the world. This is the perfect tool for volunteers to find hosts who need help, and vice versa.     It is standard for students to pay companies to work and volunteer abroad as a safe way to experience a new cultures.… Read More


Worried about sprouting a muffin top from all the street food and cheap beer? Lost without the comfort of being able to catch a sick pump at the gym? Heartbroken that you have to break up with your gains?! Fear no more! Follow this foolproof regime to stay fit and stay homeless 😉     Quads & Glutes… Read More


Becoming a better person. Connecting the pieces of my past. Mindfulness. You and I both knew prolonged periods of indulging in wanderlust and fending for oneself is enough to instill these cliché transformations upon anyone, but this is my written version.  And just wait, because this was only four months.     6. I am better at recognizing differences in… Read More


The second most important aspect of my childhood travels (after ice cream) was feeding pigeons. Some called them flying rats, my sister and I saw them as our friends. Perhaps the following montage can begin to convey the loaves of bread that were sacrificed in the name of this hobby.   1. Madrid, Spain     2.… Read More