Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

How can I get paid to travel???

This is the question I ask myself each day as I search for an escape from the confines of my cubicle. After being blessed with the freedom to travel the world for a year, going back to the 9-5 has been about as much fun for as watching FOX News on a Friday night with […]

Global Lives Project

Global Lives Project

One of the many reasons I love San Francisco is the abundance of cool and interesting events always going on somewhere in the city. I recently had the pleasure of attending an event showcasing the Global Lives Project, a collective effort of more than 150 volunteer filmmakers, artists, architects, programmers and everyday people from around […]

Three Cups of Tea: A must read for all Americans

Three Cups of Tea: A must read for all Americans

While lounging on the beach on the Perhentian Islands, I quickly read a book with a story that is so remarkable and inspiring that I had to share. Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School at a time.By: Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin “Slowly and painfully, we are seeing worldwide […]

Future Light Orphanage

Future Light Orphanage

Throughout my travels I have met some truly remarkable people who have impressed me by their resolve in hard times or their selfless desire to help others. Nicole and I met many admirable people while volunteering at the Future Life Orphanage (FLO). It is always a very rewarding experience to do something to help others […]

Pepy…a really cool idea

PEPY is a really cool NGO that is worth checking out for anyone interested in volunteering while traveling in Cambodia.

Volunteering at an orphanage…

Volunteering at an orphanage…

Nicole and I are volunteering at Future Light Orphanage (FLOW) , located outside of Phnom Phen. We will be living and working at the orphanage for the next week. If anyone is interested in donating to this organization please contact me. I will be able to get a receipt for taxes for those who wish […]

Costa Rica – Volunteer Project

Costa Rica – Volunteer Project

My first experience traveling alone and volunteering abroad occurred i Costa Rica in March 2007. How little did I know back then that this trip would be one of the most pivotal experiences of my entire life and would for ever alter my path. I worked as a volunteer at Hone Creek Elementary School in […]

Quotes Around the World

Memorable quotes during my travels… 1/18/08Kelly: “I want to go upstairs and dance!”Lauren: “We are upstairs!” 12/6/07Jenny: “I like my men rough and ready!” 11/20/07 Kelly: “Lauren, how much is this coin worth?”Lauren: “Kelly, that is a quarter!” A few of my favorite quotes before I took off… Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. […]

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