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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Moving to another country can be a difficult and daunting task – there’s no app for that. However, there are a bunch of apps and sites that can make your transition into life in ‘Nam…

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There’s no place like home, so choosing the right nest when living abroad is crucial. Finding living quarters you’re actually happy with is a big part of feeling settled in a foreign country. There’s a…

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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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