Asia

Letter from the Best Concierge Ever

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On vacation in Kathmandu, a note was slipped under my hotel room door. I hung onto it, as I knew there would never be another one like it. Enjoy.

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Eating Gluten-Free in Thailand

With a little extra planning, it’s possible to eat gluten-free in many international locales. Here’s my take on Thailand, which will give you the general lay of the land. These photos are from my travels in Bangkok: General Tips: 1) Bring gluten-free restaurant cards with you, spelling out your condition in Thai. 2) Talk to […]

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Must-See Sights in Bangladesh

If exploring off the beaten path is your preferred travel style, you should jump on the next plane for Bangladesh. The tourist infrastructure is meager, at best. However, there are many jewels to visit in this predominantly Muslim country bordering the Indian Ocean. The Northeastern region of Bangladesh is referred to as 1) Sylhet, known […]

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Grameen Bank Internship

Bangladesh was a country I took for granted, not realizing its raw beauty while I was there. It was an internship that drew me to Dhaka, the country’s capital and one of the world’s most densely populated cities. A United States-based marketing internship would have made better strategic sense for my resume. However, I wanted […]

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The peaceful nature of Nepal’s three million inhabitants stands in stark contrast to the jagged peaks of the Himalayas, the primary reason why thousands of adventure travelers visit Nepal every year. Tourism in Nepal is a vital industry, the evils of which manifest in the abundance of counterfeit trekking gear in touristy Thamel, Kathmandu. However, […]

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