Georgia is a country that didn’t blow me away. I almost feel guilty saying it. The unspoken social rule says every place we visit, each holiday must be mind blowingly amazing, evoking jealousy and Instagram love from all. Here I am saying Georgia didn’t live up to the romanticised image Continue Reading
Why Central Asia you ask? I could go somewhere easy like South America. I could go somewhere chill like Southeast Asia. But when am I ever going to get the chance to visit some of the most remote landscapes in the world? Countries some people don’t even know exist?
Forty years ago, over one quarter of Cambodia’s population was slaughtered in a mass genocide under the communist dictator, Pol Pot. Cambodians where shuffled out of the cities and into jails and labor camps where they would be tortured and ultimately killed. Are you educated? You get murdered. Do you have a Continue Reading
I have so many thoughts about my time in Russia, I don’t know where to begin. In a way, Russia was everything I expected and everything unexpected, also. We were fortunate enough to stay with Mike, a friend of Alex’s from Seattle who has been working in Saint Petersburg for Continue Reading