How I Survived (THRIVED in) Med School & Residency To Become A Doctor By Visiting 150 Countries

How I Survived (THRIVED in) Med School & Residency To Become A Doctor By Visiting 150 Countries

 After 9 years of elementary school, 4 years of high school, 4 years of college, 2 years off, 4 years of med school, and 4 years of residency all while working on other jobs in the meantime, I’m finally about to graduate. No more school.Anyone remember Dr....
Mosul, Iraq: Life Finds A Way

Mosul, Iraq: Life Finds A Way

Our drive this morning into Mosul, Iraq:     DISCLAIMER: Mosul is NOT a destination recommended by us at The Monsoon Diaries or any of our travel partners at Young Pioneer Tours or Kurdistan Iraq Tours. It is NOT part of any official travel itinerary for these...
Human Geographies of Conflict and Renewal, Lessons from the Old Continent

Human Geographies of Conflict and Renewal, Lessons from the Old Continent

I embarked on a journey this past August that would take me through a diverse set of nations, cultures, and landscapes in Europe. The heart of this trip was a segment in Bosnia, Croatia, and Montenegro. Holland and Hungary were other destinations along the way. It had...