I left the school I worked at in Vietnam to start a new journey backpacking Japan, visiting my family in Singapore, and to live and teach in Taiwan. I didn’t dislike Vietnam but couldn’t get past some of the cons that made me not want to extend my stay past my fifteen months of living in Ho Chi Minh City. Some of the things I do and don’t miss about living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: The corruption: My […]
My Christmas consisted of enduring a typhoon, bartending at a Vietnamese beach bar, and exploring paradise!
Categories: Asia, Phu Quoc, Southeast Asia, Travel, Vietnam • Tags: Asia, Backpacking, Beaches, Islands, Phu Quoc, Solo Travel, Southeast Asia, Travel, Travel inspiration, Travel Tips, Vietnam, World Travel
Get out of the hotel room. The biggest waste of opportunity and money is going on holiday or vacation in a new city and spending all your time in your hostel or hotel room doing what you could’ve done at home for free. Get out and explore! See something new, stroll through a park, find an observation deck, have a local beer at a brewery. Drink it all in! Get off the beaten path and get a little lost. I […]