'Often confused with street food, the small business known as a 'quán' is the very heart and soul of culinary culture'
The issue is the vast majority of drivers are unable to decipher the various symbols and traffic flows, nor do they know who has the right of way at any point in the flow
‘The good part of adventure cycling in Vietnam is that there are shops, cafes and street food all along the route’
A quick glance into the future is plenty; the median age in Vietnam is just over 30, and they’re out earning and spending like there’s no tomorrow
‘The Year of the Tiger is here and there’s no better time to channel the bravery of the tiger to get out and make a difference to the world’
Per standard Vietnamese road etiquette, anybody stopping for anybody is a miracle, a sight to behold, with the driver’s polite gesture being the absolute pinnacle of respect
Too early to think about? Not in Vietnam!
I am blessed to live right beside one of the new configurations, thus ideally placed to study traffic flow and driver behavior, enabling a firm grip on who’s being naughty and who’s being nice
Although it’s been a depressing, frustrating year due to COVID-19 and the inability to travel much, even domestically, it’s also been a noble time for doing good for others
Life is there to be enjoyed as often as we can manage to do that
Enjoy ‘great food, great views, and great experiences’ in one of southern Vietnam’s best kept secrets
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