Tag archive for "Vietnam"

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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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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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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Ha Long Bay pictures

Photo of the Week, Vietnam, Vietnam Photography

Week In-stagram Review

1 Comment 12 July 2013

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then each Friday I will post 5 of my Instagram photos from the current week. CORRECTION – I couldn’t narrow it down to 5 pics this [...]

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Hanoi attractions

Photo of the Week, Vietnam, Vietnam Photography

Week In-Stagram Review

8 Comments 05 July 2013

Each week brings some new scenery and location for me – that’s just the way I like it. If you want to follow where I am real time – then each Friday I will post 5 of my Instagram photos from the current week. Some weeks I may be traveling somewhere exotic, and some weeks [...]

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Adventure Travel, Featured

A Travel Challenge For You

3 Comments 29 January 2013

It’s the month of May. You’ve got 31 days to make it from Saigon to Lisbon or Lisbon to Saigon. 15,000 miles (25,000 kilometers). You choose any route you want to take. Choose to stop and spend time wherever you want. Just make the whole journey in the end by rail. GO! The ‘C’ word…it [...]

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pho

Featured, Vietnam

Pho Lessons

15 Comments 09 February 2012

Before I left Vietnam I had a goal – I wanted to learn how to make Pho. I had eaten it a few times a week for a year while living in Ho Chi Minh City, and I never tired of it. The thought of eating boiling hot soup in humid 90 degrees somehow appealed [...]

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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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