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Why Celebrating Tet in Saigon Is Kind of Amazing

Most travelers avoid visiting Vietnam during Tet (aka Vietnamese Lunar New Year). But not me. Somehow I’ve managed to spend…

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7 Stunning Islands to Add to Your Southeast Asia Bucket List

It’s no big secret that I have a thing for tropical islands and beautiful beaches. I guess it’s a good…

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This Expat Life (Month 42): My First Month in Vietnam

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Southeast Asia and all…

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My Life in Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)… So Far

As I write this I’m sitting in my cozy apartment in downtown Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). Aaron and…

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A Traveler’s Guide to the Con Dao Islands in Vietnam

When I first heard of the Con Dao Islands in Southern Vietnam I was immediately obsessed. Admittedly, I knew next…

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This Expat Life (Month 41) + I Moved to Ho Chi Minh City!

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the…

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I’m Moving to Vietnam!

The suspense is finally over… I’m moving to Vietnam!!! In exactly one week I’ll be packing my bags, saying goodbye…

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This Expat Life (Beijing): Month 40 + I’m Moving!

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the…

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This Expat Life (Beijing): Month 38+39

After moving abroad in July 2014, I started compiling monthly roundup posts about life as an expat in Asia and all the…

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36 Things I’ve Learned in 3 Years Living Abroad

About halfway through writing my July monthly roundup post I realized that July actually marked my 3-year expat anniversary! For…