Carrie Back

Carrie Ann Back is a part-time travel writer and full-time globetrotter based in Southeast Asia. After leaving the U.S. in 2015, she embarked on an around-the-world journey and has been traveling continuously ever since. With over 45 countries visited, Carrie uses her experiences to write custom content. Her travel style centers around uncovering local dishes, exploring off-the-beaten-path destinations, and seeking out ethical experiences that benefit local communities. Her most recent adventures include working in the Bolivian Amazon jungle, surfing in Sri Lanka, and exploring Laos via a slow boat up the Mekong River. She’s a slow travel enthusiast and loves to write about her experiences abroad. She is now living in Siem Reap, Cambodia. When not traveling, she is most likely planning her next trip or trying to perfect her favorite Thai dish, Khao soi. She is a proud member of the Cherokee Nation.

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