Flipping in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

The first time I was out on the streets of Ho Chi Minh, my first city in Asia, it was quite an experience. It was a combination of sounds, smells, pollution, heat, humidity that I had never experienced before. Looking around me, everyone seemed to be dancing a frantic dance, in which everyone knew theContinue reading “Flipping in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam”

Where and what to eat in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The first problem I had to solve arriving in Vietnam was the food. I realized that I didn’t know anything, if I ever was going to buy something to eat, I had no idea what to ask for or what to expect. My only experience with Asian food was the Chinese restaurant on the cornerContinue reading “Where and what to eat in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

Qué comer en Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

El primer problema que tuve que resolver llegando a Vietnam fue el de la comida. Me di cuenta que no sabía nada, si alguna vez iba a comprar algo de comer, no tenía idea de qué podía pedir ni qué esperar. Mi única experiencia con comida asiática era el restaurante chino de la esquina yContinue reading “Qué comer en Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam”

On how I ended up teaching English in Vietnam

This is the story of how I ended up volunteering at an English school in Vietnam, with Spanish as my first language. As I’ve told you before, I have been using the Couchsurfing page for several years. I always consult it when planning a trip to get information from locals. This is how before travelingContinue reading “On how I ended up teaching English in Vietnam”

Sobre cómo terminé enseñando inglés en Vietnam

Esta es la historia de cómo terminé siendo voluntaria en una escuela de inglés en Vietnam, siendo mi primera lengua el castellano. Como les conté anteriormente, hace años que soy usuaria de la página Couchsurfing. Siempre la consulto antes de un viaje para tener información de primera fuente. Fue así como antes de viajar aContinue reading “Sobre cómo terminé enseñando inglés en Vietnam”

My first time in Asia

Before starting my adventure in Southeast Asia, I had so many doubts. I had traveled solo many times, but never so far away from home. From Chile it turns out to be a very long and expensive trip. Finally, the time came, while in Germany I bought a one-way ticket to Saigon, Vietnam. A ticketContinue reading “My first time in Asia”