5 Life Lessons from Climbing Adam’s Peak

Deep in the lush and rugged interior of Sri Lanka is a unique attraction that draws more than just tourists. Sri Pada, better known as Adam's Peak,  is a conical mountain in the heart of tea country that is considered sacred by Buddhists and Hindus alike. It takes its name from the "sacred footprint" located... Continue Reading →

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Rafting with the Wild Man of Borneo

Often, the term "Wild Man of Borneo" is in reference to the orangutan, which is native to the island of Borneo and whose human-like mannerisms and intelligence beg for such a comparison. In my own context, that term has an entirely different meaning, referring instead to a reckless whitewater rafting guide whose antics potentially jeopardized... Continue Reading →

An Apology to the 14 Countries I’ve Visited More Than Once Without Doing Them Justice

I'd like to start by apologizing to Mexico. I know it is a country with a rich cultural background, amazing natural scenery, and world-class architecture. It's just that in the five times that I've been there, it was never my intended destination. I don't mean that in a 'kidnapped-and-left-for-dead-in-the-Sonoran-Desert' sort of way. It's just that... Continue Reading →

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