Greetings from Thailand!

I’m sitting in a cafe in Chiang Mai, Thailand right now, waiting for my mango smoothie to arrive. The wifi in this cafe is excellent, so thought I’d take advantage of it to blog before my bus ride into the mountains this afternoon. I went ziplining this morning and it was awesome! We got the […]

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Time for an Adventure

On Sunday, I am going on my first ever self-planned vacation/adventure! To Thailand! Woohoo, I’m so excited! And not scared at all! It’s funny, because this will actually be the 13th country I have traveled to in my young life, so it seems like it should be no big deal. But it feels like a very big deal. (At least […]

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Right Here, Right Now

This morning as I was looking out my window, I got a strange feeling, the same feeling I have when I’m traveling in a new country. The homes, streets, nooks and crannies are unfamiliar, and my eyes linger, imagining the lives of those who inhabit them, imagining how it might feel to live there. It’s a feeling of […]

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Cambodia: Tears of Love

I had an amazing time doing missions in Cambodia last week. Going into the trip I was excited to release joy, freedom, and healing to the people of Cambodia, but as I reflect back on all God did through my team, I realize that the most powerful thing we brought to Cambodia was our love. […]

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Holidays Abroad: Memorable Moments

I made it through my first Christmas and New Year’s abroad! Some truly strange and unexpected memories were made: Christmas Eve The Eve of Christmas, I happened to eat dinner in an Indian restaurant with a large group of mostly American friends. We immediately brought the volume of the dimly lit place up to the […]

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Cultural Observations: Taiwan & Korea

It is SO good to be back in Korea!! As soon I ordered a berry smoothie in Korean at the Seoul Incheon Airport and paid for it with my Korean debit card, I knew I was home. Here are some random observations from my trip to Taiwan: Things Taiwan and Korea have in common: Older […]

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Taiwan Adventures: Ending up in Asia

The best surprise of my trip to Taiwan so far has been meeting up with an old friend from college who recently married a Taiwanese guy and has settled down here […]

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Survival Mode: Transitioning to Life in Korea

This past week I’ve been in survival mode, getting over jet lag, figuring out how to feed myself, and finding the motivation to unpack and clean my apartment. I am still waiting for my alien registration number so I can get a phone, bank account, and start my real life here. But I have done […]

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