I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Saigon is hectic AF. Luckily, travel in Vietnam is cheap and there are a ton of places to go when you’re desperate for a breath of…

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Confession time: I hate inspirational quotes. Hate. Them. Seeing nigh-on meaningless words pasted in fancy fonts on pastel-coloured backgrounds gets my hackles up like nothing else. (Okay, not like nothing else. I’m a very irritable…

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Ho Chi Minh City’s expat enclave of Thao Dien tends to divide opinions. It’s certainly a popular place to live but some expats disparage the neighbourhood as a westernised bubble. Whilst this might be true…

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Before you can start teaching English in Vietnam, you need to get yourself an ESL teaching certificate. This lil’ piece of paper only takes about a month to earn, but all the different acronyms out…

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A question I often get from concerned friends and family is “are you safe in Vietnam?” The short answer is “YES.” However, there are different types of safety. I’m a lot more likely to have…

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