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Vegan Travel | A Vegetarian Play in Vietnam?

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I've had many firsts here in Vietnam, but I didn't expect seeing a play about meat comsumption to be on that list. Read More »

WAIW | 3 Vegan Picks From a Vietnam Market

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I know I've talked about my love for the local markets here in Saigon before, but today I wanted to focus on three of my favourite things. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Ryan Patey of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Wrapping-up the #OurNewNormal series, I share what life is now like in Saigon, Vietnam while also talking about plans for another podcast. Read More »

#OuNewNormal | LP Penner of Winnipeg, Manitoba

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LP Penner joins me to talk about their life in Winnipeg, Manitoba during the COVID-19 pandemic as a healthcare worker, and just how it shapes their new normal. Read More »

WAIW | How to Eat a Mangosteen

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To break-up the release of #OurNewNormal episodes, I thought I should share this week's WAIW episode about eating mangosteen. Read More »

#OurNewNormal | Jessica Freedman of Phuket, Thailand

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Jessica Freedman joins me to share what life has been like on the island of Phuket, Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »