I learned two important lessons: just because a food SOUNDS healthy doesn’t mean it always is, and more does not mean better.

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Lately, I’ve been daydreaming about Bangkok. A lot.

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Life is short, and there’s no guarantee that we’ll ever have everyone together like this again, or even that our families will have the opportunity to meet again. For us, these extremely special days are worth the investment.

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We sat in silence for a minute, four twenty-somethings from so-called “first world” countries, with our infinite opportunities, our excellent educations, and the ability to do pretty much whatever we want. I could never think of myself or my life in the same way again.

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I had forgotten how to move without a goal, what my breath sounds like in silence, how it feels to be quiet within myself. Finding it again was delicious.

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When I re-do my trip to Siem Reap, I will DEFINITELY include three days for Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples. While I did it in one day in the past, I am a total…

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Bangkok is a crazy, chaotic, messy city with a lot of positives (like delicious food, awesome transportation, and CHEAP living) but maybe just as many negatives.

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The Airbnb of experiences, Backstreet Academy connects travelers looking for authentic experiences to locals sharing traditions and culture.

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Koh Phi Phi is one of those islands that you love or hate.

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Before Bangkok, I had only read about Buddhism and Thailand. They were far off ideas that I dreamt about but never could have imagined how it would end up.

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