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Vietnam: Mekong Delta

By on January 28, 2018 in Vietnam with 3 Comments
Vietnam: Mekong Delta

“We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic to creativity. When we get home, home is still the same, but something in our minds has changed, and that changes everything.” – Unknown After a fascinating morning at the Cu Chi Tunnels, our tour guides shuffled us off to lunch. […]

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Traveling Abroad: Don’t Drink the Water

By on December 24, 2017 in Asia Travel, Mexico Travel with 13 Comments
Traveling Abroad: Don’t Drink the Water

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman This blog was inspired by a former co-worker, who honeymooned in Cabo. As I had been, she asked me for suggestions. I gave her several ideas, based on […]

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Vietnam: Cu Chi Tunnels

By on December 9, 2017 in Vietnam with 3 Comments
Vietnam: Cu Chi Tunnels

“I can’t think think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.” – Bill Bryson Day 2 in Vietnam begins now… We woke up early to catch a private tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta. We spent […]

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Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

By on December 8, 2017 in Vietnam with 5 Comments
Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

“You will never understand the true meaning of your life, until you travel and experience how others are living theirs.” – Unknown  After a crazy night at LAX and a stopover in South Korea, we arrived in Vietnam. Let the adventure begin! Note: I had never thought about visiting South Korea. After tasting their flavorful spices and observing […]

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Vietnam: The Airport

By on November 4, 2017 in California Travel, Vietnam with 3 Comments

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama In October, Elaine asked me if I wanted to go to Vietnam. She told me to find a friend and join her on her adventure. For more than a decade, I had talked about venturing off to Vietnam with Erin. I gave her […]

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