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The Agony and Ecstasy of Bargaining in Vietnam

I don’t know where I got the bargaining gene from. Certainly not from my middle-class suburban Virginia upbringing. Maybe it stems from being ultra-competitive in almost anything I do and just hating to lose. Either way, it’s served me well...

Petra — Lost City of Stone

Described as “a red-rose city, half as old as time”, it seems like it’s been forever that I’ve wanted to visit Petra. I mean, an entire city, carved out of sandstone cliffs accessible only after walking through a 2km canyon?...