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Becoming a celebrity in Ho Chi Minh City

When traveling abroad, you expect to stick out of the crowd a little. Sure enough, I quickly realized that there weren’t many brown people in Ho Chi Minh! During my first day, I only saw one other dark skinned tourist. There were a few curious stares, but I didn’t encounter any negativity at all; everyone […]

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What would Katniss do? First day in Ho Chi Minh City

The city of Ho Chi Minh consists of 19 inner districts: districts 1 though 12, and 5 named districts. ┬áDistrict numbers are used to describe where things are. For example, I was staying in District 1, while the War Remnants museum was located in District 3. Every time someone mentioned a district, it ┬áreminded me […]

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