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The Search for Silver Linings…

Of all the things I thought I’d write about one day, living through a global pandemic was not one of them. COVID-19, coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, ruiner-of-my-son’s-bday, tomato/tomahto – whatever you want to call it, it’s here. And it sucks. COVID-19 has certainly brought the world…

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Brunei

It seemed easy enough to get there. It seemed simple to get in. It seemed small enough to see everything in two days. So why was I a bit nervous? Perhaps because I didn’t know what to expect from a country I’ve never heard…

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What I Learned in Kuala Lumpur

Seeing what’s happening in the world from my safe and cozy vacation bubble is not easy. Admittedly I’m somewhat of a news junkie, so only seeing snippits online makes me feel somewhat disconnected….not always such a bad thing, I know. But it’s hard not…

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Southern Vietnam

When I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) I waited for a piano to fall on me or to be eaten by a polar bear. The previous two stops in Vietnam, while interesting and beautiful, were filled with some strange events. So you…

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Central Vietnam

After my slight funk in Hanoi, I was quite happy to fly to Central Vietnam for a new vibe and new things to do. An hour flight to Danang and I was on my way to Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site about 45…