Stranded in Paradise October 4th 2011 If you were stranded on an island, what three items would you take with you? Well, now I know. You need enough money to pay for your food and accommodation, a phone to call the mainland and check to see if the boat can leave to collect you and a good (big) book to keep you entertained.
Although it rained everyday, it was not enough to dampen our spirits. In fact, it was four days of relaxation, ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Sihanoukville Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
In a nutshell; I am Jess, 27 years old, and left a wonderful teaching job in search of unemployment and volunteer opportunities across the other side of the world. Some say it's foolish, I was inclined to agree but these experiences altered me in ways I never imagined possible. I accomplished dreams, re-found lost passions, set up a charity in Sapa, taught in Cambodia, established a teaching course in Vietnam and published articles and photos for magazines and books.
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