Monthly Archive: January 2015

International Tourists Take Yogyarkarta by Storm!

As a 13-year-old traveling around the world with my parents, there was one thing I feared more than anything else. It wasn’t food poisoning…culture shock…getting kidnapped…strange insect bites….or unpronounceable foreign illnesses.  Nope. It was something much more terrifying: looking like a tourist. We…
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In the Shadow of a Volcano

You can learn a lot about people when you understand how they react to disaster. We all like to think we’d be completely in control in the face of chaos, but the fact is, you just don’t know until you’re there….
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