Category Archives: 101 Things To Do Before I Die

A Love Letter to the World

It is is not easy to write, period, and it is not easy to write about a place while traveling.  Although I set the alarm each morning while abroad, I’m exhausted by the day’s end from being on foot all … Continue reading

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An Amsterdam Short Story

In Amsterdam I saw the above sunset… Saw pretty architecture… Went to the Rijksmuseum… Walked along the pretty canals… And fell in love with the city! The End.

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The Truth about London

Why is the truth so hard to deliver?  I have been struggling over writing about London.   Why?  Because I didn’t like London…at all.  In fact I didn’t just dislike it; I hated it.  I have never, ever disliked a … Continue reading

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Angkor Wat or Machu Picchu?

TripAdvisor recently came out with their annual World Wonder list, and Angkor Wat was honored as the top world landmark followed by last year’s winner, Machu Picchu.  I had the privilege of visiting both, and because I traveled to each … Continue reading

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Sweet Bangkok!

When I woke up on my last day in Bangkok, I didn’t have any plans at all.  In fact, I had no idea what I would do since my flight back to Chicago was at 6 pm, and I had … Continue reading

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Amazing Angkor!

I have been wanting to take this picture for at least a decade, and as I write this in my Chicago apartment with below freezing temperatures, I still cannot believe I actually went to Angkor Wat, and I can’t believe … Continue reading

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Entrance to Angkor Heaven

When I woke up on that Friday morning in Phnom Penh, I didn’t know how I ended up falling sleep.  I remember being excited the night prior and remember clutching the bed with my hands to make sure that I … Continue reading

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Phnom Penh, Part 1

When I landed at the Phnom Penh airport in Cambodia, I was immediately bitten twice on my arm by some mosquito while I was waiting for my luggage. Luckily, since the airport was very small, I didn’t wait too long … Continue reading

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Next…Cambodia and Thailand!

The countdown is ON.  I leave for Cambodia in 7 days!  Woo hoo!!!

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