Welcome to Vietnam

Today we visited the Village, which is a learning facility for children and adults affected by Agent Orange, the toxic chemical substance which the US sprayed during the Vietnam War. It was used as an herbicide to kill off the thick jungles, but it has had lasting effects on the population and has left many […]

Halong Bay

Waking up to the scent of a salty ocean for the first time this trip, we rolled out of bed and saw the paradise we had enveloped ourselves in. After some fun and games, we began our voyage on a rustic Vietnamese boat called a junk. As we came to a stop in the middle […]

Teaching!

Today was such an amazing day. We visited the Elma School, which offers free English, sports, and arts education for poor rural families. The kids were unbelievable. They were all so nice, and their English skills were so much more advanced than I ever would have imagined them to be. But oh my Lord, the […]

Angkor Wat

We started off the day waking up to a beautiful sunrise at Angkor Wat, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Even though we were all sleepy, it was one of the most magical parts of the trip. After a delightful breakfast, we headed over to Angkor Tom to see some more beautiful temples. […]