Category Archives: Food

Ho Chi Minh City: War and Culture

Day two in Hi Chi Minh City was just as bustling and busy as day one. After a decent sleep, I woke up early, had pho and toast for breakfast and set out for what would be an exhausting and … Continue reading

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Pho pho good!

    Within 2 hours of arriving in Vietnam, I was enjoying a bowl of pho at a restaurant frequented by Anthony Bourdain and packed with locals.  I had dropped my bag off at my hotel and was told I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Vietnam, here I come!

  With less than three hours to go until my very early morning flight to Vietnam, I find myself at the airport, super sleepy and blogging on my phone! I’m not taking a laptop on this trip, but technology has improved … Continue reading

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My Tri-riffic Summer

As I mentioned a few months back as I described life in Vancouver, I was training for my first-ever triathlon.  To be clear, I was not training for an Ironman, or even a normal Olympic length triathlon.  No, no, I was … Continue reading

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Backpacker to Bachelorette

So. It’s been a while since I’ve really written anything of substance on here. A long while. Does that mean I haven’t been doing anything of substance. Well, yes and no. Yes, because my life now is certainly not what … Continue reading

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Vietnam! (it only took a year . . .)

You might remember my post Banh Mi from March 7, 2014 . . . I promised myself that I would get there before the year was through, but life threw a few curveballs my way, and I changed my mind a … Continue reading

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Pan fried cod with sauteed veggies – dinner for one!

Wanting to use up some veggies in my fridge as well as changing up my usual land-based protein for one from the sea, I came up with this easy (and low carb!) meal the other week.  It’s really easy to … Continue reading

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