Watching the presidential race unfold abroad is an eye opening experience. As I speak with people from all over the world, all walks of life, all financial situations, all kinds of political systems, I’m gaining a powerful perspective on what’s going on in the states right now. When I left the states, the Trump campaign […]Read more "A Political View from Abroad"
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Often timid, always tender, Burmese people exude honesty in the face of changing politics. Proud and loyal, but sincerely critical, they are the first to know Myanmar is on the brink of something great. Traditional face paint marks the cheeks of the majority of Burmese. What looks like war paint is actually a beauty product, […]Read more "My Myanmar"
Constantly on the move and far away from the creature comforts of home. To be a Stranger in a Strange Land is a real life nightmare for many. To some, it’s the thrill of a lifetime. It’s generally uncomfortable to have to learn “Hello”, “Thank You”, and “Where is the toilet?” in a new language […]Read more "Small Wins"
Asian food. My most “Seamlessed” cuisine back home. I really love the stuff and looked forward to finally experiencing authentic dishes during my time in Asia. I had no idea what to expect of the food in Myanmar—the flavors, the preferred protein, the cooking methods—I knew nothing at all! On our first day in Myanmar, we […]Read more "An Impromptu Buffet"
You know you’ve entered drinker’s territory once your flight lands in Yangon and you order yourself a Coldilocks. By default, you’ll be served a 640ml bottle of Myanmar Beer. XL style… oh yeah. If you want to be a baby and nurse a standard 12oz. bottle or can, you’ll have to ask the waiter or […]Read more "Booze Review: Myanmar Beer"
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You only need a few things when visiting the vast, epic grounds of ancient Angkor in Cambodia: A tuk tuk driver An experienced local guide A cooler full of snacks, water, and ice cold beer In Siem Reap, the local brew is Angkor Beer. This stuff is most necessary in the hot hot heat that overcomes […]Read more "Booze Review: Angkor Beer"
The best photos of a week in Malaysia. Malacca–> Cameron Highlands –> Penang –> Kuala Lumpur -S & KRead more "Through The Lens: Malaysia"