Jenn’s Adventures

  • Koh Chang Thailand and Lonely Beach

    Koh Chang Thailand Koh Chang, a province located in Thailand is absolutely breathtaking. No place on earth can compare to the white, clean beaches, abundant sea life, parks, forest and vegetation, villages, caves, animal sanctuaries, Buddhist temples, markets, restaurants and affable people. It is undeniably one of the best, if not the best holiday destination
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  • Is Thailand Safe to Travel Alone?

    If you’ve read my blog before you know that I am a traveler and travel alone quite often. It started around 2006 while I was going through my second Divorce and working at my first real corporate job. Before then I had been a single Mom for many years and was quite content with going
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  • Jeff, Ramita, Paru and Sankhu

    Jeff I got to know Jeff and the Community Development Network (CDN) during the summer of 2016 after an introduction was made by a mutual friend. Jeff has been working in Nepal since 2014 and has accomplished a lot through his research around Education and implementing computer labs surrounding Kathmandu. Ramita After getting to work with Jeff
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  • Building a Home in Nepal – Very Tough Lessons Learned

    In March of 2016 I planned to build a home for Nisha, Manish and their little girl that live at Hidden Paradise in Pokhara, Nepal. In August of 2016 the process of building that home had began and continued until we ran out of funds that Nisha could drum up, I contributed personally, and that friends
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  • An Update on Building a Home in Nepal

    In March of 2016 I planned to build a home for Nisha, Manish and their little girl. In August of 2016 the process of building that home had began. Nisha messaged me on Facebook while I was working at my contract position in Seattle, WA (earning money for the home and my living expenses) to
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  • Building a Home in Nepal

    I first met Niisha in November of 2015 while traveling to Nepal with a group of volunteers. We arrived in Pokhara Nepal two weeks after our time in India building a Chicken Coop as a lay over before we headed into the village of Arnakot to complete the final stages of the computer lab the
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  • The Nepali Scholarship Program

    In May of 2016 I had visited my close friend Niisha’s village in Nepal and gotten to know the people there. During my visit I felt a desire to help the children attending the local school and Niisha and I talked about helping more of the students and people as much as we could. One
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  • A School in Nepal – Igniting Self Reliance

    On March 31, 2016 I visited the village my close friend Niisha Kshetri grew up in along with one of the guests staying at Hidden Paradise with me, and now considered a good friend Kim (from Quebec). At the age of 17 Niisha was married to Manish who both work at the family run Pokhara hotel just North
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  • Arnakot Computer Lab Nepal Project 2015

    In November of 2015 myself and three other female volunteers traveled from India to work on the Computer Lab Nepal project. After spending two weeks in India’s Odisha recovering from hostility from the locals and being cooped up in our host families home and not allowed to leave our donated ambulance transport arriving in Nepal was
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  • Las Vegas

    What Happens in Vegas

    For those of you that have been to Las Vegas, NV you know as well as I do that “What Happens in Vegas Stays in Vegas”.  But why do we find ourselves saying it to our friends and others while on the way to Vegas, while in Vegas, and on the way home from Vegas?
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  • Palm Desert CA

    Palm Desert California

    We only spent a few days, but managed to pack in quite a bit of touring around while there. Our trip began with a hike into the Palm Forest at the Coachella Valley Preserve just outside of Palm Springs. It was just a 20 minute drive and while we were heading into the Preserve the
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