Illness and Injury While Traveling

As I write this blog post, 722 people have died of the Coronavirus. Many American airlines are halting flights to mainland China (possibly until March 28!). Three cruise ships have been placed under quarantine after several passengers tested positive for the virus. Outside of China the countries with the most reported cases of the virus include Singapore, Thailand and Japan with 20 to… Continue reading Illness and Injury While Traveling

Photowalk at the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

The other day I participated in a photowalk hosted by the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. The Sheikh Faisal Museum is one of my favorite places to visit in Qatar. It is outside of Doha, just past the Mall of Qatar. I have gone there several times and brought multiple people there in… Continue reading Photowalk at the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

Looking Back, Looking Forward

I am currently in the last semester of my three-year teaching contract at Qatar University. However, just before winter break, as I was making preparations for my trip to Vietnam, I was notified that I was being renewed for a second three-year teaching position at QU—I will be in Doha for the World Cup 2022.… Continue reading Looking Back, Looking Forward

Lost Vietnam Photos and Photo Settings

During this past summer, while back in the US, I bought my Fujifilm X100F. I was long overdue for a new camera, and my Samsung NX300 had finally died after six years of use. Since owning my new camera, I have traveled to Brazil, Lebanon, and Vietnam. But, during these trips, I have been trying… Continue reading Lost Vietnam Photos and Photo Settings

My Travel Bucket List

2020. Start of a new year. Start of a new decade.  I ushered in the 2020 from my Airbnb in Hanoi, Vietnam. Now I’m back in Doha, Qatar ready to begin teaching spring semester. This is the last semester of my first contract with Qatar University, and the good news—which I received before traveling to… Continue reading My Travel Bucket List