European Dispatch #1

8-17-17 | 2:48 p.m. local time I’m sitting on the other side of the Atlantic, scrunched up on a field of grass outside my second German airport in Berlin of the day, awaiting to board another plane that will give me a bed to rest on in Rome tonight. Such is life.

Cambodia diary, Days 18-19

4:33 a.m. EST | 3:34 p.m. local time | 5-22-16 Brown Coffee it is. I’ve already had quite a whirlwind of a day today … but first! Let me unpack yesterday.

Cambodia diary, Days 16-18

7:58 p.m. EST | 6:58 a.m. local time | 5-20-16 This post should really be titled “why I’m thankful for journalism.”

Cambodia diary, days 11-15

6:54 a.m. EST | 5:55 p.m. local time | 5-19-16 How is it already Thursday? I ask myself, snacking on cashews and trying to plan out my final weekend in Phnom Penh. After waking up at 6 a.m. for the past four days – ferociously grinding out the finishing touches (or just creating additional recommendations)…

Cambodia diary, Days 9-11

10:25 p.m. EST | 9:35 a.m. local time | 5-14-16 It’s now Day 10 – but Day 9 was so stuffed with activities that I couldn’t possibly take the time to write any of it down. But now, with a seat by the pool and the sound of rippling water, I can tell the story…

Cambodia diary, Days 5-8

8:04 p.m. EST | 7:04 a.m. local time | 5-9-16 Yesterday, I experienced a new sensation for the first time: I was the minority. In a city as populated as Phnom Penh, there are mostly Cambodians. AKA there are very few white people. The first 2 days I didn’t really notice the stares, for with…