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Ha Long Bay

After my morning in the Imperial Citadel in Hue, it was time to take our longest train journey of the trip up to Hanoi, and from there a bus to Ha Long Bay.  We started our epic travel day with … Continue reading

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Freewheeling in Hoi An

The second night train was easier than the first, and slightly less arctic, so arriving to sticky & humid Hoi An I was less tired than I thought. We checked in and started walking towards the old city, but stopped … Continue reading

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Cu Chi Tunnels, Ben Thanh Market and the train to Nha Trang

My last day in Ho Chi Minh City was the first day of the tour that I joined for 12 days while here in Vietnam. We had met the night before for introductions and a group dinner at an entirely … 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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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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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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Greek Orthodox Easter

Last weekend was Greek Orthodox Easter, and in a few words it was full of food and staying up late!  Marilena had told me part of what it entailed while I was relaxing at her family’s restaurant, and I was … Continue reading

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