Photo Documentaries, Vietnam

Panning for Photos In Vietnam

13 Comments 22 November 2013

I stood on the street corner early one morning in Saigon with my camera.  As the next wave of motorbike traffic sped by I was ready – the camera viewfinder was up to my eye and I was ready to get in sync with the traffic whizzing by me.  I’d catch a motorbike through my [...]

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Street food Saigon

Experiences, Vietnam

Eating on the Streets in Saigon

10 Comments 05 November 2013

There were three ‘rules’ to this Saigon street food tour: We recommend that you don’t drink too much water as it will fill you up too fast. You should pace yourself. Know that you don’t have to eat everything given to you. This is exactly what you want to hear when you take a food [...]

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hot vit lon vietnam

Featured, Vietnam

The Incredible Edible Egg Embryo

11 Comments 01 November 2013

As I looked at the egg and I could vaguely hear people providing me encouragement and instructions, but in my mind I kept thinking – how do I get myself into these things? However I couldn’t take the blame for this situation – this was all Evie’s fault. Yes, I’m throwing my niece ‘under the [...]

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Cao Daii Saigon

Travel Advice, Vietnam

How to be a Good First Time Traveler

17 Comments 24 October 2013

If you want to know how to be a great first time international traveler – just ask my 17 year old niece Evie. She surprised me on so many different levels on our trip that she left me bursting with pride and reminded me of how important it is to see the world with fresh [...]

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Vietnam

Saigon Unseen

15 Comments 22 October 2013

Many travelers talk about wanting have more local experiences – but how far will you go to get access to those experiences? One of the main things locals do in Saigon is ride motorbikes – so would you get on the back of one to ride around like the locals do? Most people think that [...]

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Featured, Photo of the Week, Vietnam

Focusing on Ben Thanh Market

12 Comments 20 September 2013

How do you get people to stop bugging you to buy things in the busiest tourist spot in Saigon? You baffle them with technology. Ben Thanh Market is notoriously claustrophobic and aggressive. In fact – I have no idea why anyone would want to go there to shop. Yet somehow I found myself there walking [...]

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Featured, Vietnam

Hunting for Photos in Hoi An

15 Comments 19 September 2013

“May I take your picture?” I asked while I also mimed the action with my camera around my neck so that I could make sure I was understood. The baby duckling vendor who a few moments ago was smiling and laughing with her friends looked at me and said with a stone face “Yes – [...]

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Featured, Vietnam

Taking the High Road Hai Van Pass

6 Comments 17 September 2013

In today’s travel world where most people rush around trying to get from place to place, I love any opportunity to take the slow path. After all – the fun is in the journey for me – not necessarily the place. So when our Vietnam travel itinerary called for overland transportation from Hue to Da [...]

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I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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