Author: Sarah

November 1, 2016 Sarah No comments exist

In 2016, we failed to buy camping passes for Firefly Music Festival. A few days before the festival, we realized they were sold out (oops). We tried everything we could think of: Craigslist, message boards, Reddit. This is the story of how we accidentally ended up with the BEST camping spot ever for Firefly Music Festival—and why…

July 9, 2016 Sarah No comments exist

In Indonesia, water is the cleanser of choice. Toilet paper is rare. Wipe options will vary. You may see a hose, a bucket and water, or toilet paper. In many cases, wiping is a hands-on affair, with a preference for using the left hand over the right. After traveling to nine of Indonesia’s islands and…

June 15, 2016 Sarah No comments exist

Following the tragedy in Orlando, DC’s Capital Pride Festival provided a resounding counterpoint: love conquers hate. Thousands gathered to celebrate love, support the LGBT community,  and remember those lost. Despite advancements in recent years, the fight for a more tolerant and just society continues. Capital Pride sponsors numerous celebrations throughout June, with big highlights including the parade and festival. This year,…

May 9, 2016 Sarah 5 comments

Just as Us Weekly taught you about celebrities being “just like us,” we show you that Indonesians also are just like you and me. 1. They enjoy a good selfie  2. They play sports 3. They play soccer 4. And tug of war 5. They hang out with Grandpa 6. And drop their kids off at school 7. They…