Wandering Montgomery, Alabama during Black History Month

Recently, I had to the opportunity to visit Montgomery, Alabama. The city is full of historical sites, most relating to civil rights. I first arrived downtown. My Lyft driver dropped me off at one of the most notable landmarks downtown. The town square, traffic circle, and fountain that stood so beautifully against the backdrop of… Read More Wandering Montgomery, Alabama during Black History Month

The monk that set himself on fire

Thích Quang Duc was a Buddhist monk who set himself on fire in the middle of Saigon in 1963 to protest the South Vietnamese discrimination against Buddhists and increased Catholic sympathizers. Before Duc protested the changing Vietnamese government’s sentiment, a ban was placed on flying the Buddhist flag. This caused a crowd to protest, and… Read More The monk that set himself on fire

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: the city behind the Cambodian genocide

Phnom Penh is the capital of Cambodia since the French colonization of the country. With a population of 1.5 million people, Phnom Penh is an important  hub of Cambodia. Our initial day, we had a took-took tour of the city. It included many national monuments. Within the square was the independence memorial. The National Assembly building… Read More Phnom Penh, Cambodia: the city behind the Cambodian genocide

Another ghost tour of Gettysburg, PA during Halloween

Gettysburg is known as one of the most haunted places in the US due the bloodiest battle of the Civil War taking place in this quiet Pennsylvania town. Due to it’s murderous history, Gettysburg attracts many people who believe in ghosts and historians alike. Along with walking around the battlefields in which 23,000 men died, tourists… Read More Another ghost tour of Gettysburg, PA during Halloween