Secret Saigon: Mean Girls Edition

With the finale of Parks and Recreation last week, TV has entered a sad, sad era. It’ll be the first time in nearly 10 years that neither Tina Fey nor Amy Poehler will be on the small screen. In honor of their comedic genius, I’ve decided to...

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“I do not wake up for less than the perfect beach” (Phu Quoc, Vietnam)

I’m trying to think of the exact moment I became the beach equivalent of a vapid, disconnected supermodel. Having traveled to some of the world’s best beaches in Zanzibar, Curacao, Hawaii and countless Thai beaches, I can relate to supermodel Linda Evangelista who famously said: “We don’t...

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Gone Fishin’ in Thanh Da

Three times a week I make the five minute drive over a singular, newly constructed bridge on the way to my tennis club. The wide four-laned road lined with restaurants (including duck rice porridge for which Thanh Da is known), apartment buildings and one lonely KFC quickly...

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Life As Art – Failing to Succeed

Failure is not an option for me. I hate to fail. At anything. Anytime. I blame it on my massively type A personality. Or my ENTJ Myers-Briggs type, affectionately known as “The Field Marshal”, the Bringer of Order to chaos, the need to control everything and everyone....

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Geocaching Vietnam

<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3996013/?claim=8hv7xjk4ys6″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> The first time I remember hearing about geocaching was last autumn. I was preparing to go on a cruise so was reading through the Cruise Critic forum for my particular sailing (a great resource to hook up with other cruisers to...

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