Here is a list of blog posts on recent trips I’ve taken throughout Asia.


view of Mekong River

Instagram Roundup: Cambodia Adventure

I have always been skeptical of group tours; however, at the 11th hour I decided to join Intrepid Travel‘s Cambodia Adventure tour to kick off my Southeast Asia trip. And now I can’t imagine having done it any other way. Read more!


baskets of colorful flowers

Instagram Roundup: Memories of Incredible India

As far as New England winters go, this one has been fairly mild (a far cry from last year’s when Boston received record snowfall). But, still, the days are short, it’s cold, and I’ve been spending way too much time cooped up inside. Read more!

lanudry hanging outside of Chennai house

Instagram Roundup: My Daily Life in Chennai

My home base for my seven weeks in India was Chennai, formerly known as Madras. Chennai is the fourth-largest city in India and the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Read more!

Chennai beach

Instagram Roundup: A Stroll along Chennai’s Marina Beach

Now that I’m back in the land of the snow and ice, it’s hard to believe that just a week ago I was strolling along Marina Beach in Chennai, one of the longest beaches in the world. Read more!

Kerala boats

Instagram Roundup: India’s Cup

After my respite in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with The Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally took me through six southern Indian states over two weeks. Read more!

Tuticorin salt flats

Instagram Roundup: Rickshaw Challenge

I arrived in India for the first time on December 28 for my first paid travel gig and was immediately sucked into the whirlwind of insanity that is the Rickshaw Challenge. Read more!


Mamutik Island

Instagram Roundup: Two Weeks in Malaysia

Here are the Instagram highlights from the fun-filled, friend-filled two weeks I spent in Malaysia, city hopping and island hopping from Georgetown, Penang to Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. Read more!


Memories of Nepal: My First Days in Kathmandu

It was one week ago today that disaster struck the beautiful country of Nepal. I spent a summer volunteering there with Hands for Help Nepal way back in 2003… Read more!

boats on Phewa Lake

Memories of Nepal: In and Around Pokhara

Following my Hands for Help orientation in Kathmandu, one of the organization’s co-founders, Badri, accompanied me on the scariest bus ride of my life… Read more!

Sri Lanka

Atapattu Walawwa House

Instagram Roundup: Sri Lanka

I had the pleasure of spending five relaxing days in Sri Lanka, recovering from the Rickshaw Challenge and securing another 30-day visa for India. Read more!


kayaking on Halong Bay

Instagram Roundup: Two Weeks in Vietnam

My 12-day Cambodia Adventure group tour ended in Ho Chi Minh City. After spending an extra day there to recover from the intensity of Cambodia, I traveled solo throughout Vietnam for two weeks. Read more!