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A Confusing Amusement Park

So there’s this small amusement park in Ibri. It’s surrounded by lights on the outside and inside so it’s hard to miss. There are simple rides like a ferris wheel, bumper cars and paddle boats. 388 more words

Questions I hate from non-Vietnamese!

My dear friends,

It was such a great pleasure for me to be invited to talks and presentations about Vietnamese culture in some institutions and youth centres in Europe (Thanks to my host organization and my friends!).  742 more words

“The foreigners one meets tend to live life in a vivid and eccentric sort of way, and when you listen to their tales of high adventure in the South Seas, you find that you are subsequently ruined from a conversational point of view, that you can no longer even pretend to be remotely interested in someone’s trip to the mall, or their thoughts about the stock market, or their opinions about the relative merit of a football player, and soon you will be branded as aloof, simply because once, on a faraway island, you heard some pretty good stories.” 6 more words



Today I realised something while shopping in a different country…

The diversity of the people who live, work and holiday here.

On one street I saw an Italian restaurant, a Spanish bar, a china shop and a post office, all within 10 metres of each other. 207 more words

Khasab Musandam ~ The Ferry Ride Review +/-

It’s a 5 hour ferry ride to Musandam from Shehnazz, Oman. On the way there, I sat in the corner next to the window which I don’t recommend doing because it becomes very hot there. 281 more words

Antalya, Kalkan, and Kaş

A few weekends ago some of the girls from my IFP and I went to Antalya, Kalkan, and Kaş. We left Thursday and came back Monday morning. 1,175 more words