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International Journal Việt Nam

Saigon Stories – Random Irrelevance – Experiences abroad

There have been a few thoughts going through my head that do not deserve a full fledged post but I still wanted to write about. Some about Vietnam, and some about my experiences abroad in general. So I thought I’d combine them all in one post and get them out. The first deals with my […]

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International Journal Việt Nam

Saigon Stories

Tonight I went out with a friend of mine to a local Australian Pub called the Blue Geko. It’s a great place to meet drunk Australians who are really open and easy to talk to. One guy shared a story with us about how he got conned out of 200 australian dollars and one million […]

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Saigon Stories – Life in Saigon

It’s been a while since my last blog simply due to my own laziness. Here in Saigon it is easy to become lazy and lethargic. It is common knowledge that most people who come to live for any amount of time in Asia never want to go back to the rat race of the West. […]

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International Journal Việt Nam

Saigon Stories – Heartbreaking

As I was passing by the American Consulate last week, I saw something that really made me sad. There was a young Vietnamese girl just coming into her mothers arms and putting her head on mom’s shoulder. She had a few tears and with all the documents in her hand I knew what had happened. […]

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Saigon Stories – Food Posion

Here in Saigon the food is excellent but one must be careful where one eats! A lot of foods have natural bacteria and most westerners are not accustomed to certain types of bacteria found in the food here. It sounds disgusting but every six months foreigners have to take some medicine to “de-worm” themselves because […]