The 7 Most Fluent English Speaking Countries in Asia

Traveling in Asia as someone who only speaks English, you’re bound to face some language barriers. Granted, most tourist areas will have a decent amount of English. But outside of those spots, it depends a lot on the country. Personally, I’ve been living as a digital nomad in Asia for over two years, and I’ve … Read more

Top 5 Safest Cities to Live in Vietnam as a Foreigner

Vietnam is a pretty safe country for foreigners, all things considered. The overall “Safety Index” rating for Vietnam is ~56/100. That’s better than Australia, the UK, the US, Canada, Ireland, and France. However, there are still safety issues in Vietnam—and not all cities are equally safe. In this post, I’ll share 3 top safety concerns … Read more

5 Best Areas to Live in Saigon as an Expat or Nomad

Ho Chi Minh City (a.k.a. Saigon) is one of my favorite places to stay to in Southeast Asia. I’ve returned to Saigon eight times in my digital nomad journey at this point. (And I’ve been to 15 other cities in Asia, so I’ve got a lot to compare it to.) By now, I’ve stayed in … Read more

What Is Considered Tall in Vietnam?

When you travel the world, you notice that people come in very different sizes. One of the remarkable things about Vietnam is the low obesity rate, for example. It often ranks as the #1 least obese country in the world. But aside from being thinner, Vietnamese people are also shorter than most western populations. So, … Read more

What Is Considered Rich in Vietnam?

Part of why I love staying in Vietnam is because I feel like I’m rich there. I can afford to stay in awesome Airbnbs and buy basically whatever I want, without caring about the costs. It’s great. But what is actually “rich” in Vietnam, when you look at the stats? Today, let’s address that question. … Read more