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A Little Difference…Yangon is Unlike Anything I’ve Seen Before!

I haven’t been to many places yet, well, not like my aunt. But, out of all the places I’ve visited in Southeast Asia so far, Burma is nothing like any of them! I mean, the main similarities are the people walking around everywhere and you can eat really yummy street-food, but a lot of things […]

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A Little Craziness… My Thoughts About Going To Burma

Over the past two weeks I have had butt-loads of school-work to get done before my aunt and I leave for Burma, and all it took some hard work on my part to get it all done. During this whole week, I would wake up and get school work done, after lunch, I did more […]

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A Little Volunteering…My First Time Teaching English in Laos!

When I was in Luang Prabang, Laos last month,I went to an organization called Big Brother Mouse. This is a bookstore that gives out new books, written in Laotian, to kids all over Laos so that they will have something to read (sometimes the ones they give out are the first books a kid has ever […]

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A Little Holiday…Christmas Fun in Chiang Mai

This recent Christmas I ran a 10K run in the Chiang Mai Christmas Marathon, made gingerbread houses and hung out with my aunts friends for bowling on Christmas Eve (and they are kind of my friends too now, I guess!). I am glad we did all these things because I’m usually waiting for presents and wondering […]

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A Little Information… Seven Things I Like About Thailand

There are a lot of things I like about Thailand, but often I do miss my family and really crave some Western food sometimes. We’ve have been living here for about two months, and I seem to always see my way around the things I miss by looking at the new things here and stuff […]

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A Little Animal…A Tale of Three Elephants (a Baby, a Bull and a Mom)

There are so many wonderful things we did while we traveled in Laos, and my favorite thing was seeing a two month old elephant with his mom, and I got to ride an elephant! Personally, I think it is wrong to keep such a big animals in captivity when they should be running around free and holding […]

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