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    Myanmar: Day 1

    Myanmar is unlike any place I’ve ever been or imagined. It’s dirty and strange, but so beautiful in a raw sort of way – a bit like stepping back in time. Thirty minutes to be…

    February 4, 2016
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    Day 1: Vietnam

    From the moment I arrived in Vietnam I was taken with this beautiful country and am already sad about the small amount of time I have to spend here before meeting up with friends…

    December 11, 2015
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    Day 1: Bali

    After 24 hours of traveling (from Madrid to Amsterdam, Amsterdam to Jakarta, Jakarta to Bali) I’ve finally touched down in paradise. Or what I hope is paradise. I arrived at about 5pm, taxied straight…

    November 2, 2015
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    Day 1: Spain

    I’ll be honest. Seville and I had a rough start. In order to leave room for spontaneity (like scraping the south of Portugal in favor of Morocco), I generally don’t make plans very far…

    October 23, 2015
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    Day 1: Morocco

    My first 24 hours in Marrakech were a whirlwind of the most foreign sights, sounds and smells I’ve ever experienced. My apologies in advance for the VERY long post, but so much happened and…

    October 2, 2015
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    Day 1: Portugal

    The first leg of my journey is over and I’ve made it to Lisbon, Portugal! I flew from Chicago to Boston, where I endured an eight hour layover (which went surprisingly fast). From there…

    September 18, 2015