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These are some of the travel stories and photo essays I’ve posted over the years.

Early stuff (2013-2014) quite poorly written. ;)

How I Spent My Layover In Istanbul (and Got a Free 4-Star Hotel)

I didn’t plan to go to Istanbul… until I saw they’ll comp you a 4-star hotel if you make a stopover. I’m glad I did.

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5 Reasons Why I Utterly Loved Traveling In Romania

Romania surprised me in more ways than one. But fewer than 6.

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Road Tripping the Bolaven Plateau (With Laos’ Most Epic Waterfalls!)

While motorbiking through southern Laos I saw many stunning waterfalls… and feasted on ants.

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A Wonderful Day Exploring Around Luang Namtha by Motorbike

I left behind the trodden path in Laos, and drove along potholed roads to a little town near the Chinese border.

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Flying Through the Trees Like a Monkey at the Gibbon Experience

Stay in the world’s tallest treehouse and zipline high above the canopy at this unique ecotourism project.

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Hammock Time on Koh Rong Sanloem

A perfectly tranquil beach. No wifi, and only limited electricity. Just my kind of place.

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Impressions of Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s Rapidly Changing Capital

In photos: the capital of Cambodia, an intriguing mix of old and new.

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Cambodia: Seeing the Cracks in the Picture

On visiting Cambodia a second time, I got a less idealized impression of the country — and had a lot more complicated feelings.

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Trekking the Cardamom Mountains in Remote Cambodia

Deep in one of the last unfragmented rainforests in Southeast Asia, I find a hopeful story.

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Koh Kood: A Most Fabulous Island (But Not Quite My Thing)

Koh Kood is often billed as “Thailand’s last unspoiled island”. And I kind of didn’t like it.

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