Teaching in Vietnam: FAQs

Recently I’ve been getting quite a lot of messages on Instagram asking me questions about teaching in Vietnam. Whilst I’m more than happy to answer, I thought it would be useful and perhaps more efficient to make a post compiling all of the questions I’m getting asked on a regular basis. How do you find…

Driving a Motorbike in Saigon

The post that will give my poor parents a heart attack. In Saigon, hardly anyone walks anywhere. You might walk the length of a few streets, pop to the convenience store or wander around a market, but that’s about it. Hardly anybody drives a car. You might get an Uber X or a taxi if…

When Sophie Came to Stay

A few months ago, I was messaging my friend, Sophie, talking about the prospect of spending Christmas 6308 miles away from home. Sophie was already planning to visit me at some point and suggested coming out for Christmas. Cue MAJOR excitement. Before I left for Vietnam, Sophie was probably the friend I saw the most…