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Architecture in Singapore

I’ve decided to create a post that displays the amazing architecture I saw while in Singapore. The country is absolutely beautiful and I recommend everyone going at some point in their life. (UOB Plaza Building)

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Conversation between me and a Cambodian Salesperson

Cambodian salespeople are relentless and never take no for an answer. Here is what a typical conversation looked like between a Cambodian salesperson and myself (insert foreign accent for full effect). Salesperson: Would you like

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A Few Peculiar Vietnamese Habits

Here is a small sampling of odd Vietnamese habits that I’ve observed while here: 1) They put big blocks of ice in all their drinks, including beer. 2) They wear socks with their flip flops.

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Prostitution in Cambodia

During my stay in Cambodia, specifically Phnom Penh, I painfully witnessed the prostitution of minors. When we first arrived to this city, Nick (my housemate) and I went to what we thought was a cheap guesthouse.

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Celebrating Tet, the Vietnamese New Year

One of the most anticipated holidays of the year is the Vietnamese New Year ‘Tet’, which marks the arrival of spring based on the Lunar calendar. During this time, families ring in the new year

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Things That Annoy Me About Vietnam

I didn’t expect every day in Vietnam to be butterflies and rainbows. There are a few things that frustrate me about living here that I’m trying to cope with. Here they are: Bad Internet service.