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Vietnam: Saigon Scooters and Ho Chi Minh Cuisine

English in Vietnam In my earlier post about my first international trip, which happened to occur inside a Socialist Republic, Vietnam, I give background on the reasons for my trip in December 2017. In short, I traveled to Vietnam to meet a dear friend, Nghia, with whom I'd developed a relationship with while helping with… Continue reading Vietnam: Saigon Scooters and Ho Chi Minh Cuisine

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Vietnam: It’s Not your Daddy’s Socialist Republic

It's one thing to tell your family and friends a surprise announcement that you're getting married. It's another thing to tell them that you've never met the woman before and you're traveling 22000 km overseas to a Socialist country to meet her for the first time. When I told my family, friends and coworkers that… Continue reading Vietnam: It’s Not your Daddy’s Socialist Republic