The United States is family, friends, good food, and home.
England is not sure the first time, but oh so much better the second.
Germany is meeting people in awkward places and my first taste of independence.
Fiji is adventure and pristine, so-beautiful-you-think-they’re-photoshopped beaches.
Australia is where my heart is happiest, oh and hot accents that make me weak in the knees.
China is weird smells, craziness, ‘The Bridge,’ and my second home.
Hong Kong is civilized China and home to my favorites Shaggers and Jeezy.
The Philippines is beautiful people and juicy mangoes.
Malaysia is lime juice and getting lost.
Vietnam is “beep! beep!” and night markets.
South Korea is my favorite salad, used bookstore love, and meeting my SOL friend.
Macau is long immigration lines, casinos, and Portuguese architecture.
Cambodia is explorations, biting fish, and begging children.
Thailand is tuk tuks, sketchy trains, and golden roofs.
Japan is confusion and sushi and where did my friends go?
Egypt is camel-exchange proposals, koshari, and the call to prayer.
Nepal is roaming cows, do-anything-to-help-you people, rice fields, and peace.
Italy is the kindness of strangers, gelato, and cobblestone streets.
Greece is baklava and feta, blue and white domes, and restful relaxation.
Scotland is rain and beautiful buildings and more rain.
Ireland is old castles, lush green, and Dirty Dancing.
Myanmar is long boats, temples, daily tea leaf salads, and love.