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Finding Elephants in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Before I go any further, imagine spending 2 days with elephants in Thailand. Now, let me tell you how we did exactly that in the small town of Kanchanaburi, Thailand. Leading up to our time in Thailand, our bucket list included visiting an elephant sanctuary with the only qualification being that it was truly a socially responsible sanctuary. We...

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit: 20 Questions I Should Have Asked (Part 2)

If you are arriving here from Part 1 you could be excitedly packing your backpack and getting ready for the trek of a lifetime. Don't be deterred, but before you trek off blindly you might want to know a little more of what you're in for. Here are the rest of the questions I should have asked: #9) How did...

Trekking The Annapurna Circuit: 20 Questions I Should Have Asked (Part 1)

After hanging out in Kathmandu for a few days, Whitney and I spent 20 long days trekking the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal from Bhulbhule to Nayapul and learned so much more than we ever expected. We had only heard a few snippets from our good friends who had begun the same trek justĀ a couple years ago, but were forced...

Tibet & Everest Base Camp

The moments blur as vivid dreams of warmth and laughter fade in and out. I am startled to the sound of someone struggling of breathing. I can't seem to catch my breath to see what's going on, WAIT, it's me. I CAN'T BREATHE! In an instant, I'm transported back to moments working in the notification area of the emergency...

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