Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] I’ve been in Madrid for three months now and already moved way more than I would have ever expected. Here are some housing situations you’d rather avoid but I somehow went through them all. #1 The couch potato roommate. I shared a two-bedroom apartment in Usera found via Spotahome with
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] For Vietnamese, Tet is hand-down the most important holiday of the year. It’s equivalent to Christmas for those who celebrate it. Tet is time for family and… bloated stomach, oh I mean good food. That the kind of luxury I don’t get every year, however. There have been too
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] So you’re moving to Madrid as a student and stressed looking for a room to rent. Don’t worry because you’re not alone. Compared to some big cities in the United States and other Western Europe countries, the rent here doesn’t brutally drain your wallet. And the contracting is rather lenient.
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] I’ve lost count of messages like “Hey Anh, I’m going to Vietnam, what’s there to do?” so I figure I’ll answer your frequently asked questions here. How much time should I spend? At least one week. Three weeks are ideal, you’ll be able to cover the best of Vietnam.
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] I visited Italy during the first week of December when people had warned me about the gloomy weather. I, however, found it extremely enjoyable to see the sparkling Christmas decoration and to feel the festive jubilance. Although the Italian I met were not the most friendly people, they are
Share the loveEurope, or Western Europe to be specific, is not a cheap destination for backpackers. While your euros go a long way in many parts of Asia or South America, they don’t have the same value in this expensive continent with higher living standard. However, you can still enjoy roaming Europe without damaging your
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] These are not stories about getting lost in the exquisite temples of Yangon, boating around the charming Inle Lake, or watching the sunset over Bagan. As my friend Jasper and I rode a scooter around Myanmar for two weeks, not only did we see superb landscapes, we also had no
Share the loveYou probably meet her at an international conference, exchange contacts with her at a social language event or stumble upon her alone in a new city. She’s friendly, well-spoken and open-minded. She may sound foreign with a hint of an unidentified accent and misuse certain words from time to time. Before you judge her mispronunciation, be aware that she speaks more than one language.
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] Medellín is Colombia’s second largest city with a population of 2.5 million residents. It was once known as the most violent city in the world due to the massive drug cartels in the 1980s. Over the years, Medellín has revolted and became an attractive destination for many, myself included. It was
Share the love[English – Tiếng Việt] South America is the story I tell repeatedly as it was not only the longest single trip I have done thus far (5 countries in 6 months) but also with loads of unforgettable moments and life-changing experiences. I learned a new language, explored the places I never knew they existed
Share the love[Có tiếng Việt bên dưới] Galápagos islands are recognized as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, but they weren’t on my list before I arrived to Ecuador because I thought it might be out of my budget. I booked the flight only one week in advance, didn’t have any accommodation reservation (as usual) and came here