Tagged Destinations

The Yazidis of Lalish, Iraqi Kurdistan

This interesting little area I visited is home of the Yazidi faith in the Nineveh province of Northwestern Iraq. I had the privilege of living and teaching in the Kurdish region of Iraq two years ago. Before the beginning of ISIS and the reign of terror they hold over the world and this gorgeous country…

Bagan, Myanmar

There is a saying within Myanmar that goes โ€œIf you are really from Myanmar, you must have been to Bagan.โ€ Considered by many to be the equivalent of Angkor Wat, Bagan is, in many ways, the jewel of Myanmar. It is the former capital of the Bagan (or Pagan) Kingdom, which ruled from the 9th…

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

  Siem Reap as a city is essentially in place as a conduit for visiting the nearby wonder of Angkor Wat. Upon arrival in the city of Siem Reap head first to the Night Market district, a bustling hub of accommodation, restaurants and bars situated neatly beside, you guessed it, the night market. One street…