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Darjeeling: through my hotel window

By the time I got to Darjeeling, I’d travelled full circle around India.

Delhi, down the west coast, zig-zagging across the south and then up the east coast to Calcutta. 358 more words


Giving Thanks to the Syrian Refugees Who Took Me In

Amman, Jordan – February 2015

As Thanksgiving approaches, I look back at the previous year and reflect on the amazing love and compassion I’ve received. While I could write a book on all the people who’ve helped me out, I owe the most to the Syrian and Iraqi refugees I worked with in Jordan. 817 more words


souvenir from Thailand

Back from vacation, I am struck by Berlin winter. To be warm, I pep up my recently purchased in style robe coat with my old jacket underneath. 23 more words


Kerala, India: the old tailor

Varkala is a coastal town perched on top of 15 metre-high cliffs in south Indian state Kerala.

I spent a few days there while travelling around the state. 42 more words


Thankful Thursday {Linkup} // Thanksgiving

Happy thanksgiving, y’all. Today is usually a busy day full of cooking and catching up with the family, but I wanted to take a few moments to share the final post for November’s Thankful Thursday Linkups. 192 more words


Happy is a better job.

Strolling around Hong Kong Island while on a recent trip, I spotted this bus and its advertisement for a job website read: “Happy is a better job. 341 more words

Personal Reflections

Singapore: Raffles Hotel and Hainanese chicken

Raffles has been around since the 1880s. Writers would hang out there, live there, drink there. Ernest Hemingway and Somerset Maugham, James Michener and Rudyard Kipling. 208 more words