A few months ago, I was messaging my friend, Sophie, talking about the prospect of spending Christmas 6308 miles away from home. Sophie was already planning to visit me at some point and suggested coming…

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Coming to Vietnam to teach English is, hands down, the best thing I’ve ever done. However, whilst it is a powerful, interesting and character-forming experience, it isn’t all fun and games. Teaching abroad isn’t the…

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I haven’t blogged in a while, due to my own laziness, a hectic working schedule and a defunct laptop charger. During the time that has elapsed since I last posted, I’ve moved to a nice…

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Living in Ho Chi Minh City is wonderful; I’m never bored in this dynamic and bustling city. After a while, however, one definitely begins to feel an itch to escape the craziness, if just for…

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Since before I arrived in Vietnam, I knew that a border run was something I’d have to do, but it was three months away and, quite frankly, there were bigger things to worry about, so…

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