Puttanesca Pasta Recipe

Puttanesca Pasta Recipe

I’d been eating a ton of olives, anchovies, and other ‘smelly’ foods while in Spain and my jetlagged self remembered that these were also the key ingredients to puttanesca at around 3am while unable to sleep. I went to the market the next morning (read: Read More

Scenes of Saigon [photo diary]

Scenes of Saigon [photo diary]

Sharing some moments I captured during my week in Saigon. They don’t do the craziness of the city any justice.

Saigon Food Guide

Saigon Food Guide

Oh, Saigon. I have so many mixed feelings about this place — I encountered some of the rudest people of my whole trip here but also some of the kindest. I had some of the best eats in Vietnam and almost some of my worst. Read More

Hanoi Photo Diary

Hanoi Photo Diary

Hanoi, my first stop in Vietnam, a country I’ve been looking forward to visiting the last six months. I remember getting out of the Uber on my way from the airport and just smiling at how busy the city was: the scooters whizzing by, the Read More

What to eat in Hanoi and where to eat it

What to eat in Hanoi and where to eat it

With the exception of a bowl of pho in Paris and a banh mi in KL (which were both terrible mistakes), I’ve forced myself to resist the temptation of getting Vietnamese food during the last six months, all in anticipation of coming to Vietnam. I’ve Read More

Chasing Waterfalls in Koh Phangan

Chasing Waterfalls in Koh Phangan

After spending a few days at a resort in Koh Phangan, I went back to the backpacker life and stayed at a hostel on Koh Phangan, which ended up being the best decision. I chose to stay at Jungle Vibes after reading all the positive Read More