Monthly Archives: May 2012

An Itinerary for 5 Days 4 Nights in Bangkok

Follows from this post: My friend is Going to Thailand! A good video introduction to Thailand: “Hearing the Sunshine” And a soundtrack for this page: One night in Bangkok :) A few tips before getting started: 1. Get a small guidebook … Continue reading

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My friend is going to THAILAND!

My dear dear friend (yes, don’t be surprised. You’re quite dear to me. You won’t believe how much I type for you) and her handsome boyfriend are visiting in Bangkok this summer. Unfortunately I’ll be in India for the entire … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico – Poor Tourists in the Rich Port

My most recent trip (last winter) to Puerto Rico was a good getaway from school and the unpredictable North Carolina weather. Puerto Rico is one of the cheaper beachy destinations. For poor graduate students like us, this was already pushing … Continue reading

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Packing List for India.

Just applied for an Indian visa yesterday. $118 o.O Now it’s time to compile a packing list (and shop haha). This might be too early but I’m way too excited to wait.  Here, I put together information about packing from several sources … Continue reading

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A Few Favorites from a Trip Ages Ago.

Testing WordPress’ gallery feature with a few of my favorite photos from a trip in Europe. It’s sad that I haven’t got to travel much since I started graduate school. These photos were taken in 2008 when I was studying … Continue reading

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Health concerns ~ Before Going to the “Developing” World.

In preparation to go to India, I just checked in with my school’s Travel Clinic. They gave me 5 immunization shots today – Hepatitis A, Japanese Encephalitis, Flu shot, Typhoid, and Polio booster. This totalled to a lot of  pain … Continue reading

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A Dream Comes True.

~A trip to India as a development economist (in training)~ This previous post turned out to be a bit whiny. Take it as a summary of my three years in grad school. That was quite short. haha. Ok, the reason … Continue reading

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