The Wedding (including video)

Between the two of us, we have only ever been to three weddings, not as much as we would have liked. But within the a few days of our arrival in Vietnam we were unexpectedly invited to a traditional Vietnamese wedding, and best of all, they needed some best men. The bride and groom met…

The days are flying by

So, it has been a while since we have updated everyone back home, we do apologize. We are still here, teaching English, on the outskirts of Hanoi in Vietnam. We have been here for three weeks now and are still enjoying it (most of the time). We have 4-5 lessons a week and then lots…

Good morning Vietnam

After traveling for 24 hours straight on 3 planes (which is expected when you pay for cheaper flights), we finally landed at Hanoi International Airport in Vietnam. As you may already know, Asia can sometimes be a culture shock to many Westerners but thanks to our transfer stop in China for a few hours, I…

“Vinaka, thank you very much”

Not long after you have learned the greeting word, Bula!, you will learn how to say thank you. Fijian people seems to apricate it a lot if you can say “Vinaka” whenever you feel grateful, pleased or just want to show some good manners. And that’s it. If you know how to say hello and…