Scenes from D.C.: The Washington...

6th Jan, 2015

After visiting the Petersen house, and indulging in an absurdly expensive lunch, I headed to the National Mall. It was not, as the name more commonly would suggest, an indoor…

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Ford’s Theater and the Petersen...

5th Jan, 2015

  I should be perfectly honest here: I didn’t intend to go to visit the home where Lincoln died. I had heard that there was a good hole-in-the-wall breakfast place…

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Angkor Wat: Photos

20th Nov, 2014

  I’ve heard that when Anthony Bourdain first saw Angkor Wat, he stopped taking vacation photos. He realized that he couldn’t capture this place on film, and reasoned that there…

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Angkor Wat: First Impressions

22nd Oct, 2014

  We rounded a corner in our tuk tuk, the road here better kept than most of the others we’d been on. It was paved, not, dirt, to accommodate for…

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Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center Tour,...

5th Sep, 2014

I think it was Nicci who found out about the Phnom Tamao Wildlife┬áRescue Center, and suggested that we go there. I would like to take credit, though. I think that…

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The Day I Learned I’m Not Afraid...

18th Aug, 2014

I’m afraid of many things. I blame my mother.   She was utterly convinced, from the time I was born, that the entire world was out to get me (it…

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The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

12th Aug, 2014

On our second day in Phnom Penh, down one necklace, and sufficiently emotionally drained after the one-two punch of the Killing Fields and Choeung Ek, we went to the Royal…

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Central Market, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

4th Aug, 2014

  Rand always tells me he envies my palate, which cracks me up because it’s such an unlikely compliment. But it comes up time and again, whenever I identify a…

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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Phnom Penh,...

30th Jul, 2014

  Note: I know the last few weeks haven’t been fun or light reading. Cambodian history isn’t fun or light. I appreciate you guys sticking with me while I’ve waded…

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