Vietnam

June 6, 2012

What $1.25 gets you in Vietnam

$1.25 in Your Vietnam Budget for Travel 25,000 dong sounds like a great sum of money. And it is for your Vietnam budget! Here’s what it […]
May 31, 2012

Recommendations in Hoi An, Vietnam

Trying hard not to dismiss Hoi An This has been a recurring theme in my travel. Show up in a historic town that the guidebooks describe […]
May 7, 2012

The Traffic of Hanoi [photos]

People had warned me about the traffic in Hanoi. I thought I was prepared to take it on—but I wasn’t. It’s not big trucks or bumper-to-bumper […]
May 4, 2012

First Day in a New Country: Here’s What I do

  I just arrived in Vietnam last night on a bus from southern China. So what do I do during my first day in a country? […]
December 15, 2011

Why I’m going to China

It’s safe to say I’ve always had a fascination with China. From the time I spent poring over maps as a kid to thumbing the pages […]