Many people around the world think of Israel and the West Bank as places of turmoil and violence, but I see them as lands of miracles. As a Christian on Easter Sunday this year, I found myself experiencing two timeless places where the greatest miracles of my religion […]
My first trip to the Kingdom of Jordan took me to the iconic site at the top of the list of almost every tourist to Jordan: Ancient Petra. Near the end of my visit, a friend from New York convinced her boyfriend and me to make the arduous […]
As I climbed a series of perilously steep steps, sunlight bounced off the 43-meter-tall golden statue of Hindu god Lord Murugan next to me. The heart-pumping climb, broiling afternoon sun and my short sleep following the previous night’s flight from Shanghai left me a little dazed and wondering […]
Watch another episode of Latitudes as we journey to Greece and Turkey. We sail on the msy Wind Surf to the Greek and Turkish isles of the Aegean.
Saturday – October 15, 2011 – After a full day and a half of sailing, this morning we arrived in one of the world’s greatest cities: Istanbul. We woke up early to watch our arrival in the only city in the world to straddle two continents (Europe and […]
Watch another episode of Latitudes as I journey to Thailand and Cambodia to explore Bangkok, Phuket and ancient Angkor.
Tuesday – February 22, 2011 – I was a little bit sad today that my time in Thailand had come to an end. This is such an amazingly beautiful country with such hospitable and friendly people. I woke up at 3:15 a.m. and left immediately for checkout. I […]