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Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

I’ve been meaning to write about Hanoi for three years now, since I started my blog in 2015. It’s been sitting in my drafts, entitled “Hanoi, I Love You”, but months, years, have gone by, and I struggled to find the words to put together to eloquently describe why I felt the way I did… Continue reading Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

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Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You

The first time I traveled to Vietnam, I chose Hanoi. It was meant to be a short trip, and because Halong Bay is in my Vietnam bucket list, Hanoi was the winner. It didn’t disappoint and I fell in love pretty quickly. The food, the people, the culture…it was all an instant connection I had… Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You

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The Mekong Delta, Snake Wine, and I

Fact: The Mekong River flows through six different countries in Asia–China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. It’s only the 12th longest river in the world and the 7th in Asia, yet it is considered as the region’s lifeblood and a major source of livelihood since the early civilization. If Mekong Delta could speak, it would… Continue reading The Mekong Delta, Snake Wine, and I

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Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City? That is The Question

Vietnam is a big country that will guarantee you more than just beautiful places and scrumptious meals. Together with its unique culture, Vietnam has all the legitimate bragging rights. But then again, sometimes, a girl just got enough days to spare. There’s a very obvious rivalry between the north and the south– who has the… Continue reading Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City? That is The Question

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How To Avoid Taxi Scams In South East Asia

via Just take a taxi, they said. It shouldn’t cost that much, they said… Taxi scams are scattered all over different parts of Asia. Though many are poorly executed that the drivers are just blatantly looking for a way to take more money, some are carried out so well that you may not even realize… Continue reading How To Avoid Taxi Scams In South East Asia