Southeast Asia

Instagram Roundup: Two Weeks in the Philippines

Instagram Roundup: Two Weeks in the Philippines

Recently I spent two weeks in the Philippines exploring Palawan and Manila. Check out what I saw and did during that time. They say, “It’s more fun in the Philippines,” and I got to find out for myself that the country certainly lives up to its […]

The Henry Hotel: A Peaceful Retreat in the Heart of Manila

The Henry Hotel: A Peaceful Retreat in the Heart of Manila

The word “peaceful” doesn’t often come to mind in densely populated Manila, where it’s not uncommon to sit in traffic for two hours to travel just a few miles. But off a narrow street in Pasay not far from the sprawling Mall of Asia, The […]

Instagram Roundup: Memories of Incredible India

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.

Memories of Nepal: In and Around Pokhara

Memories of Nepal: In and Around Pokhara

This is the second post in a series where I’ll be sharing photos and memories of my time in Nepal.

Memories of Nepal: My First Days in Kathmandu

Memories of Nepal: My First Days in Kathmandu

This is the first post in a series where I’ll be sharing photos and memories of my time in Nepal.

Instagram Roundup: My Daily Life in Chennai

Instagram Roundup: My Daily Life in Chennai

My home base for the seven weeks I spent in India working with The Travel Scientists on the Rickshaw Challenge and India’s Cup adventure races was Chennai, formerly known as Madras. Chennai is the fourth-largest city in India and the capital of the southern state of […]

Instagram Roundup: India’s Cup

Instagram Roundup: India’s Cup

After recovering from the Rickshaw Challenge in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with The Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally left from Chennai and took me through six southern Indian states over two weeks. Even though I desperately […]

Instagram Roundup: Sri Lanka

Instagram Roundup: Sri Lanka

After the Rickshaw Challenge, I spent fi2ve relaxing days in Sri Lanka, recovering from the Rickshaw Challenge and securing another 30-day visa for India. In Galle, I stayed in a fascinating 260-year old home, Atapattu Walawwa, which was built in complete harmony with the natural environment and incorporates Buddhist principles […]

Instagram Roundup: Rickshaw Challenge

Instagram Roundup: Rickshaw Challenge

After traveling through Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia this past fall, I briefly returned to my parents’ house in New Jersey for Christmas before leaving leaving again on another adventure. I arrived in India for the first time on December 28 to work as a social […]

Instagram Roundup: Two Weeks in Malaysia

Instagram Roundup: Two Weeks in Malaysia

After traveling through Cambodia and Vietnam, I spent two fun-filled, friend-filled weeks in Malaysia. Here are the Instagram highlights of the city hopping and island hopping I did from Georgetown, Penang to Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, Borneo.