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    What is a Gringo?

    Ever since I landed in Lima and started strategizing my road to colonial Cusco, Machu Picchu’s cloud forest, the Chilean Patagonia, Mendoza’s Malbecs, Ushuaia’s Yacht Club and a Buenos Aires tango den, I knew that I was designing my own version of the Gringo Trail. This ubiquitous term is used to encompass the path of […]

    February 5, 2012 4 Comments Dear Mom
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    The Airport Diaries: Traveling Back Island Time

    I’ve been losing hours every zone I head east, and then I got my whole day back when I crossed the international date line somewhere over the Pacific, departing Auckland on the 29th and arriving into Tahiti on the 28th…AKL was really helpful in getting me ready for manyana time in the South Pacific: Here […]

    January 13, 2012 2 Comments Dear Mom
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    The Airport Diaries: Lost in Transition at Noi Bai International Airport

    Featured product at Duty Free: Value-size laundry detergent Token charity donation box: Bratty children Airport management should look into their target frequent flyer. Aloha Hanoi. Ahoy Bali! 

    December 12, 2011 0 Comments Dear Mom
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    The Airport Diaries: My Only Photos from Laos

    I was highly anticipating Luang Prabang, Laos. The entire town, surrounded by hills and sitting at the confluence of the mighty Mekong River and Nam Khan River, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. I didn’t see a lot of the charming riverside streets lined with boutique hotels or the monks walking down the […]

    December 7, 2011 2 Comments Dear Mom
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    Blockbusted…Happy Thanksgiving!

    I apologize for the long gap in my postings. From limited Cambodian internet to a whirlwind Thai wedding to thinking I had dengue fever in Laos (…) I am doing my best to catch up. However, today I am so thankful for all of you that are reading this and sticking with me! Those we […]

    November 24, 2011 5 Comments Dear Mom