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Week 3 of the Mongol Diaries in Pictures - Road Trip Through Russia

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 9:45 AM

Shout out to my teammates: Tian Feng (farewell!), Forrest Funnell, Meg He (welcome!), Leo Markel, and Ed Preuss

Thinking back to Day 1 of our supposed 10,000 mile road trip, when our vehicle - good ol' Betsy - unexpectedly broke down, we had to toy with myriad possibilities of how...

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Week 2 of the Mongol Diaries in Pictures: Lithuania to Russia

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 2:27 PM

Shout out to my teammates: Tian Feng, Forrest Funnell, Leo Markel, and Ed Preuss

The second week of our 10,000 mile road trip across the Eurasian continent marked a watershed moment -- we had officially exited the nations commonly defined as "Western European," and entered the Baltic countries, a region...

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Week 1 of the Mongol Diaries in Pictures: UK to Poland

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2013 | 5:59 PM

Shout out to my teammates: Tian Feng, Forrest Funnell, Leo Markel, and Ed Preuss

The reality of setting off on a 10,000 mile road trip from London to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia takes a while to set in. Certainly, I wasn't thinking about the enormity of the journey in terms of time,...

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Week 2 of the Mongol Diaries - Lithuania to Russia: On the Road

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2013 | 11:55 PM

Shout out to my teammates: Tian Feng, Forrest Funnell, Leo Markel, and Ed Preuss

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Prior to departing on a 6 week long road trip across 10,000 miles of terrain, I loaded Jack Kerouac's largely autobiographical work On the Road to my Kindle - apt...

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Week 1 of the Mongol Diaries - UK to Poland: Testing Out the Concept "Mongolia or Bust"

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2013 | 6:22 PM

Shout out to my teammates: Tian Feng, Forrest Funnell, Leo Markel, and Ed Preuss

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Studies conducted in recent years have hypothesized that the best part of a trip is the planning portion, while the actual vacation may elicit only varying degrees of delight and/or...

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A 20-Something's Reactions: Why I'm Mongolia-Bound

(3) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 10:43 PM

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

Thus ends a haunting poem by Pulitzer Prize winner Mary Oliver, and so begins an illuminating conversation. Harvard Business School asks its students this probing and quietly insistent question every year in its...

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