silence is impossible stillness in unobtainable the ocean moves always it ceases to ever, even on days lacking the slightest breeze, stop the world is an orchestra you cannot stop the whistling wind through trees, the crashing of gentle waves, the noise of a heart beat yet, I crave stillness yet, I seek silence In … More Silence


I woke up at 5:30, changed into a swimsuit and some workout clothes, and attempted to silently sneak past Tori. (This is very difficult to do as we are staying in a lofted tent, which is super cool, but close living quarters for sure). The moon was still up, and the sun was yet to … More BEACH ITINERARY


On the 26th we packed up our bags and took a boat ride to Koh Rong, an island off the coast. We intend to stay here for about a week and do basically nothing but relax in the sunshine. Today Tori started laughing and I asked what’s so funny? And she replied “this is literally … More THE ISLAND LIFE

Christmas in Cambodia

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Our first holiday season away from home! Big yummy breakfasts, skyping the family, and blissfully spending the day in a private movie theater room we rented. We are indulging a little today, because what else do you do during Christmas!? Having a private movie theater was beyond cool. After watching movies we headed … More Christmas in Cambodia

Love Yourself

I’ve been thinking and writing a lot during this trip. Over the bus-filled travel weekend, I thought a lot about love, our definition of love, our shortcomings, our faults, what needs to be changed to love better, how to love others, and how to love yourself. I’m not usually one to be exceptionally proud, but … More Love Yourself


After breakfast this morning, we met up with Sophol’s (the director of the Chiro Village school) very good friend. Sophol gave us his friends contact as it turns out, his friend is a tour guide in Siem Reap. The three of us met up and headed off on a tuk tuk to tour the famous … More ANGKOR WHAT?