Saigon is home to a creature that devours everything in its path. The behemoth lurks slowly and is accustomed to letting out a shrill intent on frightening its enemy into submission.
I think a lot. More specifically I think about the challenges I am constantly facing in Vietnam. This is not a “woe is me” rant. However, I have a question. Is Vietnam more difficult for a foreigner than other countries? I realize this question is subjective. Everybody will have different opinions. There is no definitive […]
My quest for Saigon’s most eccentric cafes and coffee shops continues today with a review of Ci5 Coffee Shop. This continual quest will probably never be finished. Saigon is too big of a city with such an abundance of coffee shops that I’ll never visit them all. Ci5 Coffee Shop distinguishes itself from the pack […]
I will start from the beginning. What the hell is an expat? An expat is a person who has left their home country to live in another. In a word they are stable. If a traveler is nomadic, then an expat is anchored. Besides the local population, travelers (i.e. backpackers in Southeast Asia) and expats […]