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WAIW | I Have No Passport

Image contains a photo of a large wallet. On the left-hand side of the wallet, there is an empty pocket. On the right-hand side, there are a number of slots for cards. In one slot, a small white envelope can be seen with words written in Vietnamese on it. In the background, there is a bedspread with a light green pattern. To the left of the wallet, there is a cartoon dog staring at the wallet.

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

WAIW | Our Last Goodbye(s)

Image contains a photo of a bearded man with a large black and grey dog. The dog is sitting on its hind legs, and the man is resting his head on the dog's back just below his neck.

When it comes to housesitting and travel, there are lots of goodbyes. Unfortunately, some are more permanent than others. Read More »

WAIW | Privilege & Big Babies

Image contains a blue background with white text. In the centre of the screen, the white text says "Privilege & Big Babies" and below that the text says "Where Am I Wednesday".

When it comes to talking about privilege, it's not long before a big baby or two shows up. Read More »

WAIW | Hit a Brick Wall

Image contains a photo of a brick wall. Only a few rows of bricks are visible, and they are all shades of red and brown.

T.O.F.U. has always operated on a tight budget. This morning, that budget may have shrunk too much. Read More »

WAIW | Dog Discrimination

Image contains a photo of a medium-sized black dog. The dog is laying down on light coloured tile with his head rested on his front paws, He is looking to the left.

Discrimination of any kind is a terrible thing, but today I wanted to talk specifically about the kind that's aimed at dogs. Read More »

WAIW | This Ain’t Vegandale!

Image is a photo of a Saigon street with numerous scooters coming towards the camera. Shops are visible on both sides of the street, and a small neon sign in the top left-hand corner says "Quán Chay Giác Tha".

One vegetarian (chay) restaurant on a street is a reason to get excited in many cities. In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam? Not so much. Around these parts, it takes more than one chay spot to make a street stand out. Read More »