Kuala Lumpur, or KL as it’s affectionately known as, is one of those cities that has it all. It’s culturally rich, teeming with life and full of possibilities; whoever you are and whatever you’re into,…

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Saigon’s not exactly a calming place to live, and it’s been particularly crazy for the past week or so due to a build up of pre-Tết traffic. Tết is the most important holiday in Vietnamese…

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I’ve been considering doing this one for a while. I, like many other teachers in Saigon, completed my TESOL course at the Australia-Vietnam School of English in Gò Vấp district (aka ‘the Ninja Teacher course’).…

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Recently I’ve been getting quite a lot of messages on Instagram asking me questions about teaching in Vietnam. Whilst I’m more than happy to answer, I thought it would be useful and perhaps more efficient…

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The post that will give my poor parents a heart attack. In Saigon, hardly anyone walks anywhere. You might walk the length of a few streets, pop to the convenience store or wander around a…

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