The Daily Utah Chronicle

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

Barber: Voluntourism May Do More Damage Than Good

By Shaelyn Barber

April 25, 2018

I wanted to change the world. So at age 15, I journeyed across the globe to Cambodia, intent upon my desire to help the impoverished country. I didn’t know much about Cambodia, its people or its trials. All I knew was that people were suffering, and I wanted to do my part to make the world a better p...

Barber: Talk to Strangers

Barber: Talk to Strangers

By Shaelyn Barber

March 19, 2018

I walked into the crowded Cambodian bus station, awaiting my ride back to Phnom Penh. I had been in Kampot only a few days, but the green countryside was revitalizing, and I was ready to dive back into my studies. I was abroad on a Khmer language study, and five weeks into the program, I was exhaust...

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