Site Visits in South Africa

I spent a truly incredible 12 days traveling in South Africa this November, visiting program partners and learning about this amazing country. Atop Lion’s Head in Cape Town! Here are some visual highlights of my trip: Cheetahs taking a break after a big meal...
Taking on Thailand!

Taking on Thailand!

Chiang Mai, ThailandNovember 2010It’s hard to dislike Thailand – it’s got it all: rich culture, beautiful beaches and forest and wonderful people!  I was lucky enough to spend a few weeks in the north of Thailand exploring new programs and...
Volunteer Site Visit: Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal

Volunteer Site Visit: Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal

Tanahun, Nepal, October 2010We left Pokhara after trekking one morning to visit the site of a volunteer project in the Tanahun district of Nepal.   The organization works in various capacities to help Nepali farmers cultivate their crops organically and sustainably. ...
Trekking in the Himalayas

Trekking in the Himalayas

Pokhara, Nepal, October 2010Trekking is a must-do for travelers to Nepal.  They run the gamut from easy strolls to technical mountaineering.  Most trekkers find themselves somewhere in the middle: looking for a challenging hike that promises epic views of the...