Travel Guide | Summer in Port Huron, Michigan | Part 1 – Introduction & On The Water

Travel Guide | Summer in Port Huron, Michigan | Part 3 - Attractions

This Travel Guide post focuses on Port Huron, Michigan, my hometown! I was inspired to do this post because of how much I love summer and how much fun Port Huron is in the summer! What a place to be when the sun is shining! Being right on Lake Huron, there is plenty to do,…

I Love Summer Because It Is Full of Life

Simplholistic I Love Summer Because

This lovely post was written by Ashlee of Simplholistic In a culture of chaos, unknowns, surprises, and stressors it is nice to be aware of something that is coming. One thing that stays constant is the fact the summer WILL come each year. That means we are guaranteed sun, warmth, beautiful flowers, green plants, and…

How I Experienced Cultural Reintegration

Cambodian-American Cultural Reintegration

After three weeks in Cambodia, I came home to the states. This reintegration back into American culture and my normal schedule were the most difficult parts of the trip. There are four reasons why this was difficult: the time difference, suddenly losing interaction with my group, reconnecting to social media, and my changed outlook. This article…

Learning About Non-Profit Organizations in Cambodia

Cambodian Non Profits

While I was in Cambodia, I met with and learn about seven different non-profit organizations working to improve the quality of life for Cambodians. Since there is a human trafficking problem in Cambodia, many of these non-profits focus on those who are being and have been trafficked. Enjoy! If you haven’t read Part 1: Preparing for…

Visiting Vietnamese Floating Communities in Cambodia

VIETNAMESE FLOATING COMMUNITIES

One of the most eye-opening, action-packed experiences I had in Cambodia was visiting the Vietnamese floating communities. Vietnamese? Didn’t I just say I was in Cambodia? Well, yes, I was in Cambodia. But in Cambodia, there is a community of Vietnamese people who live in floating homes and have floating stores and restaurants. If you…

Meeting Cambodian Clothing Factory Workers

MEeting Cambodian Factory WOrkers

During my three-week trip to Cambodia, my group and I went and hung out with some ladies who worked in clothing factories. These ladies lived among other clothing factory workers. Most of them were from the countryside but had to come to town for work to support their families. We were able to visit a couple…