Travel like a local

Southeast Asia tips

General tips and info for travelling around Southeast Asia.

Vietnam Guide

My guide from my 4 months in Vietnam in 2015.

Vietnam Food Guide

Unfinished food guide for Vietnam.

Malaysia Food Guide

Unfinished food guide for Malaysia. Also see "Three Generations of Cendol"


Cambodia Guide

My guide from my 30 days in Cambodia in late 2014.
A bit out of date and after visiting again in 2017, I feel differently about some things.

Koh Lanta, Thailand

My guide from my 2 trips in 2012 and 2014. Also see "The Angels of Koh Lanta"

New York City

My guide from my multiple trips to Manhattan and Brooklyn. Very brief and probably out of date.

New Orleans

My guide from my week there in 2013.


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