Walking down Co Bac street in Saigon, I suddenly had a realization: The challenge of living in Vietnam was over.
*Originally written March 15, 2016 Below I’ve listed 50 random observations made while living in Saigon. Some of them are mundane and a part of daily life yet others will seem especially strange and suspect. This will depend on what part of the world you are from. I can assure you they are all true. […]
I’ve been in Vietnam now a couple of weeks. I am slowly getting used to life here as each day goes by. In my time here I have observed all kinds of strange behavior, trends, and cultural differences. This includes urinating on the side of the road, the motorbike phenomenon, and the requirement of taking […]
In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, especially here in the western “backpacker’s district” where I am still currently located, there are a lot of street peddlers. I am talking about mobile vendors selling what I assume are cheaply made goods to each and every passerby they see. Upon arriving, first it is intriguing. Then after […]
I come from an area of the United States with four very distinct seasons. The summers are hot and often humid. This transitions into autumn or fall where the leaves start to change and I start wearing my jacket almost every time I go out. By winter it is very cold. It snows and there […]