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It’s summer in Vietnam, and with it comes the familiar expat exodus that accompanies the season.
Jun 21, 2017
We’ve always loved ice-cream in Ho Chi Minh City, but now we’re getting some new variations coming
Jun 21, 2017
It is difficult to express just how much I enjoy being a gastroenterologist. Not everybody gets to
Jun 20, 2017
Relaxing and learning to switch off from the daily stress that you encounter from daily life in
Jun 20, 2017

Everybody seems to have some go-to dieting rules when trying to lose unwanted pounds. You’ve probably heard all sorts of silly rules, maybe even followed them at some point. Let’s weigh up a few common diet rules and see if there is any truth in them. Most commonly held beliefs about dieting won’t help you lose weight or make dieting any easier.

Photo by Francis Xavier 

When I first arrived in Ho Chi Minh City I didn’t fully appreciate the layers and complexity of the city.

Photo by Matt Dworzanczyk

On the back of his bike, Nemo, Matt covers wild distances across India

Dear Douglas,

 

We are continually dealing with patients who have been in traffic accidents. Some 95% of our traffic accidents are as a result of motorbikes or scooters.

Nguyen Hue in the late 19th century when it was still a canal

Nguyen Hue, one of the most successful military commanders in Vietnamese history, and an emperor of the Tan Son Dynasty, has a major street in almost every Vietnamese city named after him. Yet the one in Ho Chi Minh City is perhaps the best known.

Sometimes when you try to do something you hit a brick wall. After four months of trying to get into shape, Owen Salisbury has done just that. Yet he’s not prepared to give up

I was talking with a customer the other day and when I asked what wine she would like to drink, she proudly proclaimed that she was a member of the ABC club.

Living in Vietnam; travelling through Asia; enjoying street food; children and play dates; family pets — these all mean that at one time you will have to research and ask for assistance regarding worms.

“Think of it this way, half your competition’s gone.” The context of this quote; a conversation with college counsellors about the perks of all-women colleges. Taken out of context, it could also be the complete opposite; an argument for the perks of all-men colleges.

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