I travel mostly to interact with people.Here are some notes and stories from my travels in Vietnam and some other places.
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A return to the North (Chiang Mai, Thailand)
New year’s ritual in Japan
The waiting room cat at Choshi (Japan)
The neighbour (Saigon)
The land of million elephants (Lao)
A new hiding place in Vientiane (Lao)
A week in Mangalore (India)
Remembering the cutest bookseller (Burma)
For a free giraffe (Saigon)
The Long Bar at Raffles Hotel (Singapore)
Music from a lost age (Cambodia)
Holland Village (Singapore)
Travelogues and travels (Vietnam)
Postage stamps (Saigon)
Sort of Koreantown in Singapore
The bus to Malaysia map
The little phone (Vietnam)
A certain city called iPoh (Malaysia)
Favourite bookstores in South East Asia
Searching for Chicken Rice in Hainan
All those wars and revolutions (Hanoi)
Travels with the Korean fish
The precious (Saigon)
Cindy and banh beo (Saigon)
Is there an Ahp inside? (Cambodia)
The kitten that rescued us (Saigon)
The hiding place in Bangkok
Hello stinky tofu (Taiwan)
I am a cat and I love your city (Jakarta, Indonesia)
Okroshka in coastal Vietnam
Came for the ghosts, stayed back for the view (Saigon)
A new Korean idol (Saigon)
Always wander into the alley in Saigon
All you have to do is exist (Saigon)
The Turtle lake in Saigon
A face in the crowd (Hanoi)
Man’s greatest enemy
Surviving a shave (Saigon)
Takoyaki laments (Saigon)
Shocking Pink (Burma)
The cutest bookseller in the world (Burma)
Down by the Mekong delta (Can Tho, Vietnam)
Exploring ethnic enclaves in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
An odd god (Cambodia)
The love of free food (Malaysia)
Sleep (rant)
The raid (Johor, Malaysia)
The reader (Saigon)
The thing that flows in your blood over here (Indonesia)
The caravanserai (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
An afternoon in Hoi An
Bandrek in Bandung (Indonesia)
The stick men of Chongqing (China)
88 and 521, bye bye and I love you
Why I love Burma
We were playing war games
3D nudes in Chengdu
Ibn Battuta and nostalgia (Singapore)
To make a little girl smile (Thailand)
Sometimes, it is good to tell a lie (China)
Special feelings in Chengdu
The lantern city (China)
Under the deep blue Mongolian sky
Mutton soup in the ancient captial (China)
The dancer (Korea)
Taking the wrong bus (Korea)
For a glimpse of Burma
Chairman Mao was a good boy (Changsha, China)
Close shave in Shanghai
The island of mystery and magic (The Philippines)
The Áo dài calendar (Hanoi)
Time to go back (Lao)
The Vietnamese dub (Nha Trang, Vietnam)
Silly poems in high Tibet
I want to stay (Burma)
Across the Irrawaddy (Burma)