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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Heading to Vietnam but looking for a more authentic experience than the oft-bemoaned backpacker street? Some travellers describe Saigon as lacking in culture, especially compared to its more-charming capital counterpart, Hanoi. Quaint, it ain’t. However,…

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The move to Vietnam can be confusing enough without worrying about which documents you’re going to need. There’s a lot of conflicting information and babble online about which documents you should bring and which ones…

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Kids can make your heart melt- or your self-esteem plummet. It’s no secret that teaching requires a thick skin sometimes. Kids are brutally- and I mean BRUTALLY- honest, so I compiled some of the more…

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One of the biggest concerns I had prior to moving to Vietnam was what to bring with me. I’d never been to Asia before so I had only a limited idea of what I’d need.…

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