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#OurNewNormal | Randi Delano of Prague, Czech Republic

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The second episode of #OurNewNormal, a T.O.F.U. Talks limited series, is now available, and this time the spotlight is on Prague. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Leigh-Chantelle of Brisbane, Australia

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For the launch of #OurNewNormal, a T.O.F.U. Talks limited series, I talked with Leigh-Chantelle about her personal experience in Brisbane, Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

T.O.F.U. #16 | New Call for Submissions

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Since so much has changed in the world lately, I thought it might be best to change the focus of the next issue as well. Read More »

WAIW | Visiting Vietnam Immigration in Saigon

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Today, I set out to have my Vietnamese visa moved to my new passport, which I thought would be a simple (although perhaps expensive) endeavour. Apparently, I was wrong. Read More »

WAIW | I Have No Passport

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Why am I in Vietnam without a passport? Find out in this week's WAIW episode. Read More »

TBT | Talking Politics With Dan Hanley

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Roughly a year later, I'm still having fun with the T.O.F.U. Talks series, so I thought a throwback to the first one was in order today. Read More »