India and Nepal on $3 a Day (Part One)

Author’s Note: In 1982, after finishing my assignment with the Colombo YMCA in Sri Lanka, I traveled for a month through Nepal and India...

YMCA Volunteer in Sri Lanka (Part Three)

Author's Note: At six weeks, our summer internship with the Colombo YMCA was coming to a close, and Michelle was ready to go home. But...

YMCA Volunteer in Sri Lanka (Part Two)

Author’s Note: Sri Lanka’s long and devastating civil war between the predominantly Tamil north and the Sinhalese south began in 1983, disrupting the peace...

YMCA Volunteer in Sri Lanka (Part One)

Author’s note: "The YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) is one of the oldest and largest Movements for youth in the world. Founded in London,...

Living and Working Abroad: Is it for you? (Part Two)

Author’s Note: In this "Living and Working Abroad" series, my aim is to demonstrate how anyone can experience genuine fulfillment and self-discovery through different,...

Living and Working Abroad: Is it for you? (Part One)

Author's Note: In this "Living and Working Abroad" series, my aim is to demonstrate how anyone can experience genuine fulfillment and self-discovery through different, freer...

Traveling Road Show 1986 (Part Two)

Editor's Note: This is the second part of the two-part series: Traveling Road Show 1986. Emerging after three years in the Pacific where he...

Traveling Road Show 1986 (Part One)

Editor's Note:  Over the past 35 years, Jim Mielke, a public health doc, has had the privilege of living and working in some of the...

Checklist to Prepare Before Going on Mountain Bike Tour

A mountain bike tour is a great activity that has many benefits. It allows people to enjoy the great outdoors and it is a...

Oahu travel bucket list for visitors

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