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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There’s no question about it: motorbikes are one of the most intimidating aspects of life in Ho Chi Minh City. Bikes zip around like hornets, governed by few rules and fewer enforcements. Most people move here…

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They say you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone, and some time away from Ho Chi Minh City has certainly made me appreciate it all the more. Sure, a break from the greyness…

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Last week I posted about the mistakes I made in Vietnam, so it seemed only right that I follow it up with a list of the things I got right. In hindsight, I know that…

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When you move to a new country, you’re bound to make a few mistakes. They’re unavoidable, and they’re ok. You really do learn from them. As an Asia-virgin with no solo travel experience, mistakes were frequent, and…

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