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Galle Face Green

New Country Day: Sri Lanka

Country: Sri Lanka Date: 12 February, 2015 [Galle Face Green – Colombo] New Country Day is a tag I use to record my first day in a new country. It is one part to record which countries I’ve been to, and one part to record that feeling of being in a country for the first […]

My Tho - Vietnam

A tale of two My Tho’s: The tour and independent version of the Mekong

After spending so much time in Saigon I figured it was time to see more of the country before going on my next trip. I’ve been to the Mekong Delta before but there is so much to see, so I made a plan to travel through the Delta by bus, get the ferry to Phu […]

Saigon Sunset

Notes on Ho Chi Minh City – things I love about life in Saigon

[Saigon River] I’ve been coming to and from Saigon for over two years now. It has become so familiar to me that I haven’t thought to do a big write up. I did a cost of living summary for my first full month here, and I also maintain a cafe list, so now it’s time […]

Old and new Saigon

The changing face of Saigon

[Old and new Saigon: Bitexco Financial Tower and a French colonial-era building.] I’ve been basing myself in Saigon off-and-on for the past two years, and my first visit here was in 2005. In this time I’ve been watching the city transform as it catches up from decades of underinvestment. It’s an interesting time to be […]

Aussie-style cafes in Paris

Aussie-style cafes in Paris

For a country that has a reputation for its cafes I was surprised at how average coffee in France was when I first arrived. Sure, the cafes are great for people watching, with rows of chairs lined up in theatre-style so you can watch the world go by. As far as the actual coffee goes […]

E-reader For Travel

Get $25 Airbnb credit!

Airbnb $25 Credit Airbnb is a great option for longer stays. I found an apartment in Bangkok for $18 a night.