Elephant Nature Park

Ethical Elephant Tourism at Elephant Nature Park: An Unforgettable Dream Come True

I received heart-breaking news on the morning of March 5th, 2013. An elephant I had befriended at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai had passed away … Continue Reading →


Mahout Training at Eddy Elephant Chiang Mai

The Asian elephant is a wonderous and awe-inspiring creature. It’s no surprise that one of the most popular tourist activities in Southeast Asia, particularly in … Continue Reading →


Highlights from the Social Good Summit

Last week when I posted my thoughts the Social Good Summit, I mentioned that I didn’t think it fostered as much “global conversation” as I … Continue Reading →


My Thoughts on the Social Good Summit

Whew! Last weekend was the 3rd Annual Social Good Summit in New York City and boy, was it an inspiring, emotional, thought-provoking, frustrating, and engaging … Continue Reading →

Social Good Summit

Social Good Summit, NYC

I am so excited to confirm my attendance at this year’s Social Good Summit in New York City! The Social Good Summit will combine my … Continue Reading →


Like Water for Chocolate Water Fundraiser Ends Well

In early 2010, I participated in a water fundraiser for charity: water that I named “All’s Well That Ends Well.” The goal was to raise $5,000 USD … Continue Reading →

Earth Day Tip # 17: If You Don’t, Who Will?

Disclaimer: This might get preachy. I kept editing it, trying to make it less preachy, but I just have to accept that sometimes if you … Continue Reading →