Why are Some Croissants Straight, and Others Curved?

12th Jan, 2015

  “I wonder why some croissants are straight and others are curved.” “It has to do with butter…

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Traveling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by Bus

11th Sep, 2014

We were originally going to fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. We had booked our flight, but…

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Cambodia Lesson #13

31st Jul, 2014

You guys …

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The Decline of the Khmer Rouge, and Its Legacy

24th Jul, 2014

It’s funny (well, not funny, but you know – interesting) that even as I’m researching this stuff, I…

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Cambodia: First Impressions. Lesson Learned.

14th Jul, 2014

  We arrived late on a Saturday night, by way of Seoul, a 12-hour flight followed by a…

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More Places to Shop in Munich, Germany

7th May, 2014

  As an American, it’s often weird going to Europe, because their consumer culture isn’t anywhere near what…

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10 People Who You Probably Didn’t Know Had Airports Named for Them

24th Mar, 2014

Note: I realize that the title of this entry is grammatically … problematic. But I’m crazy tired and…

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O’Hare, de Gaulle, LaGuardia: Airports and Their Namesakes

17th Mar, 2014

The motivation for this post begins nearly a decade ago, which is kind of amazing, if you think…

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