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Dear missions, I wish you had told me…

“Dear Missions,

It’s been a while since we first started on this adventure together….It’s been good and I’m thankful for this opportunity, but there are a few things I wish you had told me before I boarded that first plane. So I’m writing you this letter with the hope that the next person to join you will know some of these things beforehand. And that those already with you will know that they are not alone.”

American food brings people together in Southeast Asia

More often that not, when you meet a Thai person, the first thing they will ask you is, “Have you eaten?” They love to share their culture and food with those of us on the team and are always impressed to see foreigners eating their traditional foods with ease (or great hesitation). As much as I love Thai food and sampling the favourites of my local friends, nothing compares to the way their faces light up when I offer to cook my favourites from home for them.

Recipe for Lebanese baklawa

The first thing a new visitor to the Near East will notice about the locals is their keen and well-developed knack for hospitality. A good guest never arrives without a gift for the host, so whether you are visiting a friend or entertaining in your own home, this recipe* for traditional (and delicious) Lebanese Baklawa pastry will be a great asset to show hospitality.