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Bewitching Thailand Part 1: An Adventure to the Land of Smiles

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Bewitching Thailand Part 1: An Adventure to the Land of Smiles

I have to admit that while Africa has my heart, Thailand remains my favorite overall country with its overwhelming hospitality, fascinating culture, mind-blowing (sometimes mouth-burning!) cuisine and great shopping and nightlife. A simple and affordable hour’s flight from Bangkok grants access to some of the best beaches on the planet to the south and the lush jungles of Chiang Mai and the Golden Triangle to the north. Thailand is a delight for the senses and never fails to disappoint even ...

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Pack for a Purpose

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I am off to the spiritual land of Kenya! This particular trip is not as much about viewing the Big Five, but more about an incredible journey of cultural assimilation.

A few years ago I was volunteering as a literacy tutor. To my great fortune, I was paired with a young man from Kenya, a Maasai tribesman, who was visiting Atlanta. After he returned to his home country, I had set out for my own safari to Tanzania. As an incredible ...

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