Monthly Archives: March 2014

Eight random, and hopefully helpful, tips about travel

In my experience of travelling, I have learned a few practical things that I thought I would pass along to help make your journeys a bit easier: 1. Have a travelling ‘comfort kit’. Mine includes earplugs, hair elastics, bobby pins, eye … Continue reading

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Bánh mì

 is a Vietnamese term for all kinds of bread. Bread, or more specifically the baguette, was introduced by the French during its colonial period. The bread most commonly found in Vietnam is a single serving baguette, therefore the term bánh mì is synonymous with this … Continue reading

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Green Fields and Good Nights

It’s been quite the eventful week here in Salalah.  The weather is warming up (nighttime lows are back in the 20s) and other than that two-day sand storm, the winds are dying down.  All this is good for my expat … Continue reading

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