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Vietnam

Travel to Temples


No trip to Asia would be complete without visiting some of the local temples. Any trip to a foreign land should include experiencing the local culture and Southeast Asia has plenty (more…)


Remember Love?


Do you remember your first love? How about your second? Remember how you would lie in bed thinking about what exciting adventure tomorrow would bring? How you couldn’t wait to see that person again. It didn’t even matter how you spent your time with each other. It was the chemistry and the magical feeling you had, just being with that special someone.

Lanterns in Hoi An, Vietnam

Love doesn’t apply only to people. Most people love their pets. Some people love to sing. Others love (more…)


Amazing Vegetable Details in Vietnam


One of my first impressions of the people of Vietnam was that they were mostly very hard working people who often make little money yet remain cheerful and friendly. They seem happy to take on tasks that Westerners would typically scoff at. Talent, ingenuity and a little love were evident in many of the details I saw while visiting their country.

The edible garnishes were simply awesome! Keep in mind that each and every dish served at this restaurant in Hoi An was accompanied by (more…)


Faces of Asia


On a recent photo tour of Bangkok and Vietnam, I decided to spend some time capturing the beauty of the area through the faces of its inhabitants. I found the people to be very friendly and accommodating.

Having only spent two weeks in Southeast Asia, I had little time to get to know any single person but generally speaking the people seemed to be happy and hard working. (more…)


Travel Provides The Best Education


Traveling the world provides us with educational experiences that are quite simply impossible to gain from any other venue, classroom or university. Our senses absorb the sights, sounds, tastes and smells.

We touch and feel things we have never experienced before. We interact with people in ways that are new to us. (more…)


Local Transportation in Vietnam


Transportation in Southeast Asia is just a bit different then most other places in the world. The average income is comparatively low and paved streets are often few and far between. Stretching the dollar has been raised to an art form in Asia so the least expensive means of getting from point A to point B is the norm.

Transport in Vietnam

Two wheeled vehicles are by far the most popular form of transportation. (more…)


Floating Markets in Vietnam


The day begins very early on the Mekong Delta in South Vietnam. Farmers from the region awake before dawn to load their boats with the fruit and vegetables they harvested the day before. Every morning these boats meet to form some of the world’s largest floating markets. 
 

Headed to market

 
Local residents, as well as restaurants and stores, pull their boats up beside the anchored market boats and purchase the day’s produce that will become tonight’s dinner.