Goodnight Saigon — Ho Chi Minh City — After Dark

Goodnight Saigon — Ho Chi Minh City — After Dark

Saigon. Swarms of motor­bikes flow­ing through a city like nev­er-end­ing schools of fish in an oppres­sive­ly hot and humid mess, I tried to avoid at all costs. I bought a motor­cy­cle and was in the midst of it. Heat, humid­i­ty, lit­tle for­ward move­ment....
5 Interestingly Unique Things in Central — Hong Kong

5 Interestingly Unique Things in Central — Hong Kong

A roar­ing bronze lion named Stephen with shrap­nel holes from WWII, a man who looks like Gol­lum and took his name, can­nons to fend off bad spir­its, here are 5 inter­est­ing­ly unique things in Cen­tral Hong Kong that you might have oth­er­wise missed. And they’re...
Three Bags of Weed — A Journey to Get High in Vietnam

Three Bags of Weed — A Journey to Get High in Vietnam

On a Rooftop in Saigon “I’ve got­ten scammed a few times. But it was my fault.” “How’d you get scammed?” I ask him. He looks like he’s in his mid to late 20s, kin­da scruffy, neu­tral North Amer­i­can accent. “Buy­ing weed”. I arrived ear­ly this morn­ing to Ho Chi...
Three Things to do in Shenzhen, China

Three Things to do in Shenzhen, China

Just across the bor­der from Hong Kong, Shen­zhen isn’t usu­al­ly a des­ti­na­tion peo­ple con­sid­er spend­ing much time in. But if you do find your­self here and have some time to spare here are 3 Shen­zhen attrac­tions to check out, in addi­tion to any shop­ping of...
Ten Tips for the First Time Traveler to China

Ten Tips for the First Time Traveler to China

Ten things that would have made trav­el­ing to Chi­na a lot eas­i­er on my first trip. It can be excit­ing dis­cov­er­ing them on your own, or it can be a big headache. So hope­ful­ly my frus­tra­tions will make things just a lit­tle eas­i­er for you. Here are ten...
Hong Kong’s Free Ride-To-The-Sky

Hong Kong’s Free Ride-To-The-Sky

I squint my eyes try­ing to get the sen­sa­tion of fly­ing, or per­haps rap­pelling. It’s been over a year since I’ve rap­pelled from a height like this, and nev­er from a build­ing. I’m inside the Hopewell Cen­ter Obser­va­tion Ele­va­tor, a free gut wrench­ing...
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