Teaching English in Vietnam vs. South Korea

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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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South Vietnam Beaches: Sand Sledding & Midnight Swims

sand dune sledding

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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Saigon Cooking Class

banana blossom salad

What better way to acclimate yourself with a new culture than diving into its cuisine?! Vietnamese food is fresh, sweet, and full of flavor. Every meal is a treat and what’s even better, most meals here cost less than $2.oo! My neighbor from Korea (whom I love so much!) came to stay for a week, … Continue reading

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The Big Move to Saigon

Vietnam

According to our family and friends we have…  1. Lost Our Minds. 2. Acting a Fool. 3. Raising the Bar. ………. “Why Not?” Our wonderful year in Korea came to an end, our bank accounts were feeling our big trip through India and Nepal, and we had no choice but once again give into the … Continue reading

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