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Southeast Asia Travel Guide: Wardrobe

What should you wear in Southeast Asia? Well, obviously it depends on where exactly you’re going, when you’ll be there, and what you’ll be doing. For me, I will be in Cambodia during the rainy season (still very hot!), and will be working. During the days I’ll be traveling to various villages to survey rice… Continue reading Southeast Asia Travel Guide: Wardrobe

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Southeast Asia Travel Guide: Packing List

Yippee, this post is the most fun of all for me to write!! I used to be the summer missions coordinator for Cru in our region, and I absolutely LOVED looking over the packing guides and travel information for all the different locations. This post is going to be a lot of text, so I won’t… Continue reading Southeast Asia Travel Guide: Packing List

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Southeast Asia Travel Guide: All the Bags

Packing is fun because you get to decide on a limited set of belongings that will carry you through a specific (adventurous!) time in your life – in a different place than you normally are. One of the exciting things for me is the opportunity to be minimalistic – something I normally am not, but… Continue reading Southeast Asia Travel Guide: All the Bags

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Southeast Asia Travel Guide: Clothing Inspiration

One of my first thoughts after finding out I was going to Cambodia was, “What am I going to wear??” I LOVE packing and could not wait to start planning my outfits and what all I was going to bring – before I even knew for sure that the trip was official. All my notebooks… Continue reading Southeast Asia Travel Guide: Clothing Inspiration

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Travel Tips for International Plane Rides

Following up on my post about traveling overseas, let’s talk about the actual “over seas” part: being prepared for the plane. We took nine flights throughout our six-week journey to Australia and New Zealand. Four were international, four were domestic US, and one was domestic Australia. All of them were longer than 3 hours. Needless… Continue reading Travel Tips for International Plane Rides

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Packing Considerations for a Long Trip Overseas

I just read a blog post about tips for traveling to Europe, and it reminded me that I haven’t ever posted anything about how I packed for our trip to Australia last summer! We went to Australia for five weeks during their winter, and we stayed in hotels, hostels, and a retreat center. After Australia,… Continue reading Packing Considerations for a Long Trip Overseas