La Bella Vita in Italy

Check out photos and recipes from my six months in Italy--studying Italian, taking cooking lessons, falling in love with the people and the land. Learn More»

Life in Turkey

I taught English Literature for ten months in a small city in Western Turkey--check out what life in Turkey is like off the beaten tourist path. Learn More»

The Terraced Philippines

I spent six months researching an indigenous tribe in the Philippine Rice Terraces as a Fulbright Scholar. Read here about my unusual adventures. Learn More»