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Teaching English in Vietnam vs. South Korea

One question that comes up a lot from friends, family, & curious randoms– what’s the difference in teaching/living in Korea & Vietnam? Life here couldn’t be more opposite. Obviously, the massive temperature difference and the luxury of missing out on Korea’s brutal winters is a given. The pace of life, culture, expectations, quality of life, … Continue reading

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Cat Tien National Park

Gibbons, and crocodiles, and bears, oh my! Every now and then I get the itch for campfires, s’mores, & sleepless nights in a tent. Living in polluted Saigon, where stars don’t even exist, and fresh air is a thing of the past made my campfire urge soar out of control! First problem: where can we … Continue reading

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Go EAST: Gibbon Sanctuary

One weekend we decided to make the motorbike journey over to Cat Tien National Park to do some camping, hiking, and fireside drinking– in the peace of the the jungle & out of the city! I had no clue what we would get ourselves into, and never expected to be as touched as I was … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: A Castle in the Countryside

Castles & countryside are Wales’ bread & butter with scenes similar to this dotted all across the country. This photo was taken on a cold crisp morning (also infamous in Wales!) looking out over the rural riches from Carreg Cennen near Llandeilo. We had a great time exploring the castle (including the cave!) & taking … Continue reading

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South Vietnam Beaches: Sand Sledding & Midnight Swims

As far as beaches in the South go, Mui Ne is Ho Chi Minh-ers best choice of beach to crash at for the weekend. Around a 5 hour bus ride away, it provides visitors with a long beautiful stretch of white sand, warm, CLEAN water, kite surfing, and peace away from the craziness of Saigon … Continue reading

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