Just a few months before my and Tim's scheduled trip to Israel, US President Donald Trump announced that the US would be relocating its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the internationally disputed capital of Jerusalem. Symbolically, this was the US saying that they recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The problem is that Palestinians … Continue reading Israel & Palestine – A Journey Through the Holy Land
Standing in the green marshes of Yala National Park in Sri Lanka, three adult elephants and one baby expertly pulled out tall grasses with their trunks. After a quick back and forth swing of their trunk, they each shoveled their bounty into their mouths. I couldn't believe our luck. Our safari jeep was parked on … Continue reading Sri Lanka Road Trip Adventures
Spiti Valley lays in a remote pocket of the Himalayas. Tibetan prayer flags hang from trees, bridges and roadside shrines called stupas. Snowy peaks dot the skyline. Villages are few and far between, and many are only accessible by foot. This isn't Tibet, however. This is India at its wildest. Itinerary: Day 1: Fly Delhi … Continue reading India’s Incredible Himalayas
“Don't worry, sister. This is India.” Our tuk-tuk driver looked back at us with a small chuckle. We'd just explained to him the elaborate scam we'd fallen into, not even realizing yet that he was probably in on it too. We had arrived in Delhi just a few hours before. Navigating the airport and immigration/customs … Continue reading Don’t Worry, This is India
I'll never forget my first sip of lǎp’eq·ye tea on our first day in Myanmar. Decadent like Belgian hot chocolate, but with a distinct black tea flavor, the hot liquid sent an instant message from my mouth to my brain that THIS is the taste of heaven. Our local guide smiled knowingly in response to … Continue reading Exploring Ancient Myanmar
In the first season of the (hilarious) musical parody show Crazy Ex Girlfriend, there's a scene where the main character is so excited to have friends to invite to her party that she sings an overly peppy song with the simple lyrics, “I have friends, I definitely have friends!”. In the weeks leading up to … Continue reading Thailand Island Adventures: Phuket, Khao Sok and Krabi
Have you ever looked into the eyes of an animal and thought that the life looking back at you was the same as you? We experienced this several times during our week and a half in Malaysian Borneo. We split our time between the jungle of Sabah and under the sea scuba diving around the … Continue reading Borneo Wildlife Adventure
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