So I’m In Kabul, Afghanistan Right Now… (Updated July 1, 2019)

So I’m In Kabul, Afghanistan Right Now… (Updated July 1, 2019)

  (Given the ever-changing security situation here, this post will be updated as circumstances develop so check back often)   Travel Warnings A helpful warning as I set off for Kabul today: Do not travel to Afghanistan due to crime, terrorism, civil unrest,...
How I Visited 150 Countries During Med School + Residency & Still Became a Doctor

How I Visited 150 Countries During Med School + Residency & Still Became a Doctor

June 23, 2018 6:46pm: Counting down the last 14 minutes in my last shift of residency and the rest of my life.  6:47pm: In 13 minutes I am about to graduate as an attending physician.   It’s remarkable to look back and realize all it took was losing a bet to get...
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...
Angsty Anguilla

Angsty Anguilla

Angulla just got served   Ever have the most random parts of your distant past come up when you least expect it? Or when a feeling of déjà vu actually becomes verified by a very real memory? This just happened in Anguilla. So after a whirlwind morning in Saba (which...