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Eat your way around Ho Chi Minh City

Eat your way around Ho Chi Minh City


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A food tour on a motorbike proves to be speedy and flavoursome.

Are eggs really heathy?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about eggs. You will be surprised to learn how big industries use clever marketing strategies to boost the sales of their products. One technique is called “unique positioning,” which involves highlighting a particular nutrient which is plentiful in the product. For example, when calcium is mentioned, we think of milk and […]

Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Tokyo is a fascinating city, and despite its reputation as being a very expensive city, you will be pleasantly surprised at the Top 15 Free Things to Do in Tokyo.  With J…

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The Best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We went to the best Cooking Class in Tuscany in Italy. This is a tour which is bookable on TripAdvisor. This was something that I have wanted to experience for a long time. …

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Management mechanisms for transport projects should be revamped

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

Investment in infrastructure construction is crucial to boosting economic growth. However, many transport projects managed by the Ministry of Transport are taking much longer than expected pace due to soaring material costs and management weaknesses in implementing projects. Since early this year, increases in the prices of building materials have had a negative impact on […]

The Best of Ho Chi Minh City: Beer, Coffee, Food

The Best of Ho Chi Minh City: Beer, Coffee, Food


Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Sometimes an expat needs to get a taste of western life. My favorite things are beer, coffee, and food. It's the best of Ho Chi Minh City.

Best Sim Card to use in Multiple European countries

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

On our recent cruise, we visited many places in Europe, and we had the Best Sim Card to use in Multiple European countries. This is because it worked really well everywhe…

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Bob Marley’s sons to unite for Kaya reggae concert and cannabis awareness festival

Bob Marley’s sons to unite for Kaya reggae concert and cannabis awareness festival

by Richard Guzman @ Daily Bulletin

Kaya Fest Music and Awareness Festival comes to San Bernardino's NOS Center April 28-29.

48 hours in Helsinki, Finland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to see, what to do, where to stay and where to eat when you have 48 Hours in Helsinki, a city that will pleasantly surprise you. As the capital city of Finland, spendin…

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Exploring Naplfio or Navplion in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

When people talk about the history of Greece and the beauty of the aquamarine waters that surround the Greek islands, you can find an excellent example by Exploring Nap…

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Where to Eat in Budapest Hungary – The Best Budapest Restaurants, Cafes and Markets

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering what and where to eat in Budapest Hungary? We spent a month eating our way through the sprawling Hungarian capital city. Check out our Budapest Food Guide with the best Budapest restaurants, cafes and markets. Four weeks of eating our way through Budapest was overwhelming. The Hungarian capital’s food scene, with its never-ending selection of restaurants, cafes and markets, kept us constantly on the go. But with the help of our and lots of third wave coffee, we survived a month of hearty eating without sacrificing our sanity or waistlines. ...

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Supreme Court Rejects Request to Review Commerce’s Authority to Apply High Antidumping Duties in Response to Exporters’ Fraud

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

In multiple administrative reviews of the antidumping duty order on Chinese shrimp, the Chinese shrimp producer and exporter Hilltop International provided false information to the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) regarding the relationship the company had with a Cambodian company (Ocean King (Cambodia)) that exported shrimp to the United States. Although Hilltop International claimed to have no relationship with Ocean King, […]

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Local students awarded for public toilet plan

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

Pham Thi Thien Ngan and Vo Thi Quynh Nghi were awarded VND30 million in cash in total. Their public toilet proposal, which would cost VND4 billion (US$250,000), aims to be environmentally friendly and economical. The silver prize of VND20 million went to a project called “Turning the Traditional Vietnamese Market into a Supermarket” by the […]

Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the world, and here is a list of the Top 20 FREE things to do in New York City. Just walking around the city is enough to keep y…

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Top 5 Seafood dishes to try in Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We always recommend travelers in Vietnam to definitely try what the locals call “ốc”, which literally means “snails”, though its meaning is actually going out and enjoying seafood, including crabs, shrimps, oyster and yes, snails. However these ốc restaurants usually have only a 5 to 10...

Workshop on ODC website and information on access to public services​

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On 23 November 2017 at the office of Open Development Cambodia (ODC), Phnom Penh, ODC team has organized a workshop on “ODC Website and Information on Access to Public Services”, funded by Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER), under a project theme of “Public Awareness of and Engagement in Government Service Delivery”.The purpose of this workshop […]

Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

When you visit Vietnam, these are the Must Visit Sites in Hoi Chi Minh City (Saigon). Saigon is the more familiar name of this very popular city to visit. The city is beaut…

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Building wind power projects on land costs less: experts

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

Vietnam has a large potential to develop wind power at sea but it should focus on the development of wind power on land first, Nguyen Ngoc Tan, an expert in wind power from Germany, suggested. At a seminar on wind power issues in Vietnam held on the afternoon of April 6th, the Vietnamese national said […]

30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It appears that I am not the only one with a thing for lighthouses, and here are 30 of the Best Lighthouses in the World. It all started when we visited Hook Lighthouse in Ir

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Thrillable Hours: Lebawit Lily Girma, Author and Photographer

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with guidebook author and photographer Lebawit Lily Girma.

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Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours

Ho Chi Minh City Food Tours - Saigon Food Tours


Saigon Food Tours

Sample the world's best street food with a Saigon Street Eats food tour, run by an Australian-Vietnamese couple who are obsessed with Vietnamese food.

Saigon (Vietnamese) Cinnamon

Saigon (Vietnamese) Cinnamon


Vanilla Food Company

Vanilla Food Company is proud to carry the highest quality Saigon Cinnamon which is also known as Vietnamese Cinnamon.

ODC participated in Barcamp Kompot

by chanpisey @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

BarCamp Kampot 2017 took place on June 17-18, at the Reginal Polytechnic Institute Techo Sen Kampot “RPITSK”, in Kompot province. The two-day event had around 200 students in attendance, with an impressive line-up of speakers covering topics such as starting a business and ICT development. ...

Is Naples worth visiting? That would be a yes.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Is Naples worth visiting? That would be a yes. Naples is generally the southern Italian city that people transit through on their way to the archaeological ruins of Pom

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NA Chairwoman welcomes Japanese parliamentary delegation

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan made the suggestion while greeting a delegation from the Japanese Lower House of Parliament in Hanoi on January 19 on the sidelines of the ongoing 26th annual APPF (APPF-26) meeting. Both sides should maintain high-ranking visits, enhance cooperation between young parliamentarians and join hands to […]

What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

You are Planning a Ski trip to Japan. Well done you. Ever wondered What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan? As veterans of skiing in Japan, we can tell you that it is one of the mos…

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

While it is quite easy for anyone to look up on TripAdvisor or Agoda for the best hotels in Saigon (and get some great deals), we have decided this time to search some accommodations here that stands out (to us) for their decor and style....

Why You Must Visit Dingle in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

You must visit Dingle when you go to Ireland. Everyone loves Dingle, including the Irish, because there is a lot to love about this seaside town on the west coast of the Wi…

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Cambodia, a potentially lucrative market for Vietnam

by greg @ Saigon Food Joint Stock Company – Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Exporting Vietnamese products to Cambodia is beneficial to both countries, however, in order to hold onto this market, Vietnamese firms must remain proactive and consistently advertise their brands and improve quality of their products and services. …

The Best Places to Eat in Seattle Washington

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Seattle is known around the world for its coffee culture, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. But what about Seattle restaurants? We’ve asked a local expert to share her picks for the best places to eat in Seattle Washington. Read on to find out how to eat like a local in this wonderful Pacific Northwestern city. Seattle is famous for its cutting-edge coffee culture. But coffee is just one aspect of Seattle’s culinary landscape. Locals dine at the best restaurants in Seattle, shop at Pike Place Market for some of the ...

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What’s B12 and why should you take it?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about vitamin B12.  Vitamin B12 is not made by animals or plants, but by microbes. Although vitamin B12 is found in animal foods, it is not synthesised by plants or animals. Only bacteria make biologically active vitamin B12, animal tissues store “bacteria-synthesised B12” which can then be passed along the food chain by animals […]

FDA Refuses First Shipment of Shrimp from Myanmar for Banned Antibiotics; Refusals for Year Lowest Since 2012

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released information regarding import refusals for December. Last month, the FDA reports that only 1 out of the 105 (0.9%) total seafood entry line refusals were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. The one shrimp entry line refused by the FDA for banned antibiotics in December was from Myanmar: Myeik […]

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Longquan Peach Blossom Festival // This is Chengdu, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

If there’s an art to attending a Chinese festival, I’m the dumb kid who eats the paint. Give me some time and I’ll be linking to a How To Successfully Attend a Festival in China article right here. But for now, I’ll admit that my attendance at the Longquan Peach Blossom Festival was a short-lived [...]

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$489k in CDSOA Funds for Shrimp Industry in FY2017

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has published information regarding the annual distribution under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA) for fiscal year (FY) 2017.  In total, CBP reports that $489,058.16 was made available for distribution this year.  No portion of this amount was reported as withheld and all available funds have been distributed. The table below provides […]

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Bottoms Up – Budapest Ruin Bars and Beyond

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Feeling thirsty in Hungary? Check out our favorite places to drink including hip Budapest ruin bars plus cool spots for beer, cocktails and wine. Finding a bar in Budapest is like finding hay in a haystack. The Hungarian capital has a lot of drinking establishments, many filled with young professionals and visiting tourists. Though infamous for its funky ruin bars, the river split city also has traditional pubs, classy wine lounges and even spa bars. Yes, you can imbibe at Budapest bars while getting your soak on. We visited our first (but ...

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I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I didn’t really like the Medieval Island of Rhodes in Greece. Rhodes  (pronounced rho-dos) is an odd little place, with a highly controversial history. Visi…

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​Workshop on ODC website and information on access to public services with local authority, NCDD and NGOs

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On 31 October 2017, Open Development Cambodia (ODC) has organized a workshop on “ODC Website and Information on Access to Public Services” at Tonle Bassac II Restaurant, Phnom Penh, funded by Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER), under a project theme of “Public Awareness of and Engagement in Government Service Delivery”.The purpose of this workshop is […]

May, Macron strike border security deal at UK summit

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

May also confirmed the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry from France, a historic work depicting the Norman conquest of England which she said would come to Britain in 2022 for the first time in over 900 years. The two leaders, meeting for wide-ranging talks at the Sandhurst military academy near London, agreed that the UK […]

VFF leader sends greetings to Catholic followers

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

He wished the Catholics a peaceful and prosperous Christmas and expressed hope that Catholic dignitaries would further encourage believers to join in the national construction cause towards “a wealthy people, a strong country and an equal, democratic and civilised society.” The president of the nation’s biggest mass organisation also acknowledged Catholics’ active participation together with […]

Clippers try to ignore rumor mill as NBA trade deadline nears

Clippers try to ignore rumor mill as NBA trade deadline nears

by Elliott Teaford @ Daily Bulletin

Coach Doc Rivers says outside chatter is just "noise" as far as possible trades go. He also says he understands that such talk can have a negative impact inside a team's locker room.

Things I Learned about Monaco and Monte Carlo

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I had known a couple of things about Monaco before I visited … but not a lot. I was always confused between Monaco and Monte Carlo. These are the Things I Learned abo…

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In Dismissal of Slavery Case, the Limitations on Accountability for Vertically-Integrated Seafood Supply Chains Become Clear

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

Shortly before Christmas, a federal judge in the Central District of California, Judge John F. Walter, dismissed a civil lawsuit brought by seven Cambodian nationals seeking compensation for their treatment as workers in two Thai seafood processing plants. Through three separate orders issued on December 21st, Judge Walter dismissed the plaintiffs’ claims against the Thai seafood processing plant S.S. Frozen Food […]

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Top 5 Children Activities in Saigon, Vietnam!

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

We’re quite proud to say that we had our tours customers aged from 1 to 95 years old, and they all enjoyed it! Though parents are often quite scared to let their children on a motorbike in busy Saigon, we believe that is also a...

The Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you are following us on our YouTube Channel (and you should!) you probably would have watched all of our top 5 already. Our goal as always is to provide travelers with the best spots, according to us, for various Vietnamese street food or activities here...

Party leader meets APPF-26 delegation heads

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Trong briefed the delegates on Vietnam’s reform, development orientations and foreign policy and reiterated the country’s consistent policy of pursuing peace, independence, self-reliance, cooperation and development, and being a friend of all nations and a responsible member of the international community.He also hailed the APPF-26 theme on parliamentary partnership for peace, innovation and sustainable development”, saying it signifies the priorities of the […]

Milk and dairy imports inch up by nearly 1.6%

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

In December alone, dairy imports hit US$78.3 million, an increase of 14.2% over November’s figures. It marked the third consecutive month of import growth.For 2017, Vietnam’s largest supplier of milk and dairy products was New Zealand at a value of US$232.8 million (up 26.18%), trailed by Singapore at US$122.4 million (down 13.44%), and the US […]

The Legal Nomads Guide to Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A Puerto Escondido guide, including where to eat, the best spots to swim, where to stay, and how to get there and away from Oaxaca and elsewhere.

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The Best Value Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

After the best boutique hotels in Saigon, we decided to have a look at a cheaper selection of accommodation in our city. As always this is only based on our opinion nor this is a sponsored article/video by any of these hotels. Check out the...

Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I have made no bones about the fact that we were charmed by Ireland, but I do have a message to Cobh, Ireland – don’t rest on your laurels. We loved the raw natural b

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Another Minh Phu Seafood Refusal for the Third Straight Month; Minh Phu Accounts for Twenty Percent of All Antibiotic-Contaminated Shrimp Refusals in 2017

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now released information regarding import refusals for last month through November 22, 2017.  Over the first three weeks of November, the FDA reports that only 1 out of the 62 (1.6%) total seafood entry line refusals were of shrimp for reasons related to banned antibiotics. The FDA has now reported refusing 70 […]

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Hey Aussies – It will not cost you many dong to fly AirAsia to Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It will not cost you many dong to fly AirAsia to Vietnam. OK, so the dong is the currency of Vietnam, but with AirAsia a major budget airline flying from Australia to Vie…

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ICT for Development

by Khun Chandara @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Under support of Sida, on 23rd November 2014, Urban Voice Cambodia and the Cambodian Youth Network jointly hosted “Youth Workshop on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Development” at the workshop hall of the LYLA Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. During that occasion, ODC Executive Director was pleased to present 185 young participants from various institutions about Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website.

How to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

As the 2017 European Capital of Culture, here is how to Spend 24 hours in Aarhus in Denmark and make it a very worthwhile experience. In our opinion, Aarhus is a contempor…

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Visiting Kristiansand in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We were Visiting Kristiansand in Norway because it is one of the popular cruise stops, and also a summer destination for local people. Kristiansand is Norway’s …

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What to pack for your Vietnam Holiday

by Internetfellas @ Saigon Cafe

Thai cooking is very different than modern western cooking. Where in western cooking (particularly baking) ingredients are measured exactly, Thai cooking is much more lenient.

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What we learned from our first cruise experience – 50 days

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We have never been on a cruise, and this is what we learned from our first cruise experience, which happened to be 50 days long. Let us share our Cruise Hacks and Recommend…

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Top 14 Places to Visit in Switzerland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Ever wondered which places to visit in Switzerland?, well these are  the Top 14 Places to Visit in Switzerland that needs to be on everyone’s list when they visit t…

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Stakeholders meeting on social land concession project

by vimoil @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On 28 August 2017, ODC team presented ODC’s draft Social Land Concession (SCL) dataset and SLC map layer page to the stakeholders meeting on Social Land Concession Project, at ODC office.The objectives of meeting is to:Consult with the stakeholders for feedback on the design of SLC page and its simplification for an improved visualization;Share and […]

Best of 2017 – Our Food and Travel Favorites

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

2017 was a busy year for the 2foodtrippers. We traveled to three continents, 13 countries and too many cities to count. Check out the food and travel experiences that were our best of 2017. We began the year 2017 without definite plans. Perhaps we could plan our calendar way in advance as some ‘type A’ people probably do, but what’s the fun in that? Sometimes, we’re just hanging around our Naples, Italy apartment and, all of a sudden, the spark of travel shoots across our brains and, on a whim, we ...

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#1 Hotel in Ireland – Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Harvey’s Point Hotel, Donegal has been named ‘No 1 Hotel in Ireland’ by TripAdvisor for the fifth year in a row, 2017 ‘Travellers Choice’ Awards on its websi…

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Vietnamese food is a rare treat at Saigon Bistro in Moreno Valley

Vietnamese food is a rare treat at Saigon Bistro in Moreno Valley


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The food of Vietnam is extremely varied from the mountainous north to the coastal regions, and it would take at least three weeks to cover the culinary pleasures waiting for you in this seafood-, p…

Why is it important to consume legumes?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about legumes. They are delicious and a great addition to EVERY meal. All cultures around the world consume beans, from soy in Asia, to red kidney beans in Africa. Beans are loved not only for their high plant-protein content but also for these incredible benefits: – they have an exceptionally […]

A Study in Contrast when you visit Le Meridien Saigon

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Le Meridien Saigon is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most ultra-modern 5-star hotels. If you like bright and shiny things, you will love this hotel. It is located across fro…

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Visiting Gibraltar. I’m just not into you!

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

After Visiting Gibraltar, I concluded that, “I’m just not into you!” Let me share with you why Gibraltar didn’t rock my socks (pun intended). …

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Mekong ICT Camp 2017: Calculates CO2 emission per participant and award project prototypes

by vimoil @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Calculating​ CO2​ emission​ per​ participant​ to​ remind​ them​ about​ environmental​ responsibility​ and​ Seed​ Grant​ announcement​ for​ development​ project​ prototypes​ are​ some​ highlights​ for​ the​ very​ first​ day​ of​ Mekong​ ICT​ 2017.Try​ to​ offset​ CO2​ emissionParticipants​ from​ Mekong​ countries​ including​ 15​ members​ from​ Cambodia,​ 12​ from​ Laos,​ 13​ from​ Myanmar,​ 17​ from​ Thailand,​ 16​ from​ Vietnam​ […]

The Basics of Speaking Thai

by Internetfellas @ Saigon Cafe

Learn a few words in Thai. Occasionally, women and men use different words to be polite. Add 'kha' at the end of sentence for Women. For men, add 'krub' at the end of your sentence. It's a little word that goes a long ways.

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Why you should consume probiotics?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about probiotics. Probiotics are “good” bacteria touted to help maintain digestive health and boost the immune system. You can take them in a dietary supplement or get them from food sources. The best sources are: 1. Kombucha 2. Apple Cider Vinegar 3. Miso, Natto & Tempeh 4. Sauerkraut 5. Water Kefir 6. Pickles […]

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Gwangjang Market: South Korea’s Oldest Market is Filled with Incredible Food

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

I’ll admit, I’m a little confused about Korea’s market scene. Gwangjang Market (광장시장) is located in what I believe is the oldest market building in Korea. It opened in 1905, when it was called Dongdaemun Market, which was the name of an older market that was destroyed in the Korean War and rebuilt in 1959. [...]

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November Establishes Another Historic Low for Louisiana

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

Last week, NOAA’s Gulf of Mexico Data Management division released information regarding November shrimp landings in the Gulf of Mexico. With 3.5 million pounds of shrimp landed last month, Louisiana had the worst production in any November recorded over the sixteen years that the Southern Shrimp Alliance has compiled data. Over the prior fifteen years, Louisiana has averaged 6.4 million […]

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Why 2018 looks like a good year to buy a home to a major Southern California developer

Why 2018 looks like a good year to buy a home to a major Southern California developer

by Fielding Buck @ Daily Bulletin

Randall Lewis delivers his annual message to real estate professionals in Rancho Cucamonga.

Budapest Cafes – A Budapest Coffee Guide for the 21st Century

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

The new breed of Budapest cafes are hip, happening and highly caffeinated. Read on to find out our favorite spots to drink third wave coffee in Hungary’s capital city. Budapest is a city known for a cafe culture that’s as rich as the cream that flows into its coffee. Back in the day, artists and poets would meet at Budapest coffee houses to share ideas and philosophies while sipping strong brews and eating a variety of Budapest cake specialties like strudel and flodni. Hundreds of cafes graced both sides of ...

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Nick the Greek and Exploring the island of Corfu in Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me tell you about Nick the Greek and exploring the island of Corfu in Greece. I am fairly sure that when you get off a cruise ship in Greece, the waiting hordes of taxi dr…

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The Best Desserts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

  It’s not always easy to explore Saigon under this unbeatable heat, and sometimes a quick ice cream stop can be the best way to refresh yourself and have enough energy for your adventures here. Fortunately, with a summer all year round, Ho Chi Minh...

SSA Supports the Expansion of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System to Include Imported Seafood

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

One of the topics of concern raised during the 2017 Scientific Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (“NARMS”) was the failure of the system to address antibiotic use in aquaculture and to monitor antimicrobial resistant pathogens present on seafood products sold in the United States.  As currently organized, NARMS allows the public to access data regarding incidents of […]

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Treat Yourself to The Best Pizza in Oaxaca At La Matatena Pizzeria

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A profile of a new restaurant serving the best pizza in Oaxaca, with both gluten free and vegan pizzas in addition to regular thin crust, crunchy pies.

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Everything We Ate in South Korea

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

This is (almost) all the food we ate during our 2 weeks in South Korea. The absolute number one thing we were looking forward to in South Korea was the food. It did not disappoint. We were introduced to new dishes we had never had before, and some old dishes that we had eaten bastardized [...]

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Best Photos of 2016 & Plans for the Coming Year

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

11 of my best photos this year, as decided by readers.

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Volunteers’ First Impressions of Mekong ICT Camp 2017 in Cambodia

by chanpisey @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Mekong ICT Camp is a week-long regional hands-on workshop, aiming to equip participants with skills and tools to adapt various technologies to solve prevailing social and environment issues and to promote technology for social innovation and social change. There is an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and know-how among participants and experts from their […]

Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I am calling it here and now; Cádiz in Spain will be the next Hot Spot Travel Destination. I probably shouldn’t tell people this and ruin what is one of the most delight…

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Publishing collection of General Van Tien Dung

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

General Van Tien Dung PANO – In response to readers’ demands, a collection of General Van Tien Dung’s works has been published by the Army Publishing House, celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the South’s liberation (April 30). During the two resistance wars against the French and Americans, the name of General Van Tien Dung was […]

ODC participated in Barcamp ASEAN 2017

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Barcamp ASEAN 2017 took place on October 21-22, at Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC), Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The principle of the camp is to bring and gathers together the participants in Cambodia and the regional for the open exchange of knowledge, skills, and experiences on how to start business, to use technology, to study, work, and […]

Recipe of the Month: Gluten Free Banana Bread with Chocolate from Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

A simple, easy recipe for gluten-free banana bread that is both moist and healthy! No butter -- just coconut oil and yoghurt, along with Oaxacan chocolate.

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ODC annual staff reflection 2017

by vimoil @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

From 25-29 November 2017, after the BarCamp event at Battambang province, Open Development Cambodia (ODC) team has continued to Siem Reap province to celebrate Annual Staff Reflection 2017. On the first and second days of the Annual Staff Reflection, ODC team spent two whole days to conduct the meeting discussion on what ODC has done and […]

Visiting Flåm in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

It was a day when everyone woke early on the cruise ship because we were Visiting Flåm in Norway. I am talking 4am early because we were sailing along the Aurlandsfjord, …

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What to do in Katakolon, Greece

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Katakolon, Greece is a hole-in-the-wall port that is surprisingly charming. The port of Katakolon or Katakolo is a popular stop for cruise ships, offering an opportu…

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The Highlights of our year as Travel Bloggers

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

The wonderful thing about being travel bloggers is that we have no idea of what our year will look like, and I guess that is totally true with life also. That is why our tagl…

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The Best of Saigon Street Food: What To Eat And Where to Find It

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Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon's streets with this guide to the best dishes and where to find them. Bonus section on visas, taxis, and more!

Mekong ICT Camp 2017

by vimoil @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Mekong ICT Camp is a bi-annual sub-regional workshop on innovation, citizenship, and technology. In a week-long series of activities, it brings stakeholders in the region to learn together how it possible to adapt different technologies to tackle the social and environmental issues in their own community and ones that goes across the border.

Quest for sobriety often ends in sexual assault at some rehabs in Southern California

Quest for sobriety often ends in sexual assault at some rehabs in Southern California

by Teri Sforza, Tony Saavedra @ Daily Bulletin

The Southern California News Group found that at least 32 sex crimes, including rape and sexual assault, were reported to police in recent years from a sampling of treatment facilities in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Exploring Oia, and Falling in Love with Santorini

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you think I am going to tell you that Santorini is stupendous and that Exploring Oia in Santorini is one of the most amazing things we have done, and that you can do too; w…

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Hoi An is voted world’s best city

by Internetfellas @ Saigon Cafe

Thai cooking is very different than modern western cooking. Where in western cooking (particularly baking) ingredients are measured exactly, Thai cooking is much more lenient.

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A Very Pleasant Place to Visit is Warnemunde in Germany

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had never heard of Warnemunde in Germany and were only visiting because our cruise ship was stopping there. The reality on cruises is that you generally only get one d…

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Learning about Lisbon from a local

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We spent some time with Nuno, a local Lisbon man from Lisbon Riders, a tour company where we spent our day Learning about Lisbon from a local. There is nothing like spendi…

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Many great reasons to visit Kilkenny, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

From the hole in the wall pub run by the towns cardiologist, who was the doctor for Metallica, to the milk bar where you can get a whisky, to the hospitable publicans at the …

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Where to find Street Art in Saigon

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Away but within earshot of the cacophony of motorbikes and beeping horns in Hoi Chi Minh City, you will find a little alley full of Street Art in Saigon. Most things in Sai…

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We just had to visit Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen’s Hippie Town

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

There is something about alternative places, that meant we just had to visit Freetown Christiania – Copenhagen’s Hippie Town in Denmark. Amongst the icons l…

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What are antioxidants and how to consume them more easily

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about antioxidants. We have already discussed the foods you should be eating for your gut, but what about the foods that protect your cells? Those would be the ones packed with antioxidants, a buzzy term you’ve probably heard before. Antioxidants occur naturally in plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, cacao and green tea. Note that animal-based products DO […]

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Home - Saigon Boat Company

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Boat tours on the Saigon River.

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United Nations Environment Programme Report Highlights Threat Posed by Abuse of Antibiotics in Aquaculture

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

Earlier this month, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) issued a report, Frontiers 2017: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern, finding “antimicrobial resistance from environmental pollution among biggest emerging health threats.” The UNEP’s report, launched during the third UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, explained: According to the World Health Organization, we may be entering a post-antibiotic era when simple, and previously treatable, […]

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Map & Directions View Larger Map Saigon Surface Cuisine: Vietnamese|French Now Hiring! (402)-880-9159 info@saiongsurface.com 324 S. 14th ST Omaha, NE 68102 Driving Directions

What to do in Kotor in Montenegro for a day

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you have ever wondered What to do in Kotor in Montenegro for a day, we will share our experiences with you.  Kotor, in Montenegro, is known as the Bride of Adriatic an…

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Exploring Mykonos by Quad Bike

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We made a decision that we would go Exploring Mykonos by Quad Bike. What a great decision this was. If you want to believe the hype about Mykonos being a paradisical islan…

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Visit Donegal, Ireland for a lot of craic

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Go Visit Donegal, Ireland for a lot of craic. Donegal, pronounced Donegawl, is a remote county in Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way. It is an area of outstanding natura…

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​Workshop on ODC website and information on access to public services in Kratie province

by vimoil @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On 18 October 2017, the ODC team ended the week with an exciting workshop under a project theme of “Public Awareness of and Engagement in Government Service Delivery” funded by Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER), at Mekong Dolphin Hotel in Kratie province. We reached out to 22 community representatives from Dar, Thmey, […]

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Stavanger in Norway is the City of Street Art. This affluent city has an edginess to it that we were not expecting when we arrived on their National Independence Day. The …

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The best breakfasts in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

If you’re like us and got the Vietnamese habit of waking up with the sun and a cup of cà phê sữa đá, you probably have already your favorite Phở or Bánh Mì joint that will help you start the day in ease. For most...

10 Days in Vietnam via Ho Chi Minh City

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

A Very Detailed Travel Itinerary Tours are for foo-ls. I tried my best to make that rhyme. While Vietnam may seem a little daunting at first, the country is not difficult to travel – especially if you have a great blog to aid you, with details on every leg of the trip, written by a [...]

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Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber demand change at USA Gymnastics, USOC

Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber demand change at USA Gymnastics, USOC

by Scott Reid @ Daily Bulletin

Olympic champion gymnasts Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber, testifying at sentencing hearing for former U.S. Olympic and national team physician Larry Nassar Friday, called for an investigation and complete overhaul of USA Gymnastics, the sport’s national governing body, describing it as “rotting from the inside.” Raisman and Wieber charged that USA Gymnastics and the U.S. […]

Multigenerational Travel – Why We Do It – Contributing Writer

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Multigenerational travel is certainly one of hottest travel trends these days. Taking a trip with three or more generations of a family is making the travel ind…

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The launching event of the improving the delivery of public services through ICT project

by vimoil @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

In morning of 28 July 2017, Open Development Cambodia (ODC) cooperated with STAR Kampuchea (SK) and Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM), organized a launching event on project of "Improving the Delivery of Public Service through ICT " to target stakeholders at Romeas Haek district, Svay Rieng province.

LAFC takes Moutinho first in MLS SuperDraft; Galaxy picks Stanford’s Hilliard-Arce

LAFC takes Moutinho first in MLS SuperDraft; Galaxy picks Stanford’s Hilliard-Arce

by Damian Calhoun @ Daily Bulletin

Joao Moutinho had a busy, yet productive 2017. Moutinho, 20, born in Portugal, arrived in the U.S. in time for his freshman year at the University of Akron after spending his youth with the Sporting Lisbon Academy in Portugal. Friday, he was selected first overall by Los Angeles Football Club in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft. […]

Visit Hook Lighthouse, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

An excellent day trip from the charming town of Kilkenny in Ireland is to go and visit Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.Hook Lighthouse …

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Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Located just 20 minutes from Portland, we spent a day Visiting the Seaside Town of Weymouth in England. Weymouth is the archetypal English seaside holiday destinatio…

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Days before the Mekong ICT Camp 2017

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On the 01 September 2017, ODC team and our volunteer team were on their way heading to Siem Reap province to prepare the Mekong ICT Camp​ while many participants were on their ways to the Camp too. The Camp was organized at the Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center not really far from the town. The […]

Sentencing delayed for former San Bernardino County assessor Postmus, new attorney eyes withdrawal of guilty plea

Sentencing delayed for former San Bernardino County assessor Postmus, new attorney eyes withdrawal of guilty plea

by Joe Nelson @ Daily Bulletin

Sentencing for former San Bernardino County Assessor and Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Postmus was delayed until April 27 on Friday after Postmus, 46, of Hesperia, retained a new attorney. Postmus may attempt to get his 2011 guilt plea withdrawn.

The Cow Head Taco Philosopher King of Oaxaca

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Oaxaca is full of great street eats, including this delightful philosophizing taco vendor who makes tacos de cabeza (cow head tacos).

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Spending 2 days in St Petersburg in Russia – where all that glitters …

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I think I would have to say that St Petersburg in Russia was not at all what I was expecting, and Spending 2 days in St Petersburg in Russia revealed that all that glitters,

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by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

30th June marked the end of my internship with Open Development CambodiaIn these two months, I was involved in the Elections project, which is timely designed in view of the commune election in June and the national election in July 2018. After a fruitful discussion with Mr Chandara, my supervisor, on my first day of […]

Abbot Fund continues to expand children’s nutrition programme

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

The US$51,000 programme aims to improve child nutrition among 2,000 school children by providing nourishing foods including Ensure, Similac, Isomil, and multivitamins as well as paediatric and nutritional education to teachers and health workers. The Child Nutrition Programme also aims to enrich the diets of malnourished children by training educators in good nutrition, while providing […]

Visiting Valentia Island in Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

To be quite honest I had never heard of Valentia Island in Ireland. When we were planning our road trip of 3 weeks in Ireland, we knew we couldn’t do everything beca…

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24 hours in Dublin

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let’s face it, 24 hours in Dublin is never going to be enough time, but if that’s all you’ve got, then here is how to make the most of it. 24 hours in Dubl

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Why is it important to have an alkaline body?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about the pH of foods. The pH scale measures how acidic or alkaline a substance is and ranges from 0 to 14. Seven is neutral. Below 7 becomes increasingly acidic, above 7 increasingly alkaline. Proper pH varies throughout your body for many reasons. For example, your bowels, skin and private […]

20 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We recently published The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World, and then we received another 20 Best Lighthouses in the World. Considering that everyone loves lighthou…

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ILO helps improve working conditions for textile employees

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

The programme will be conducted over five years supporting the government in improving labour standards, and working with companies to build a more effective process for abiding to them. The focus will be on increasing the efficiency of enterprises, widening their consumer services and thereby promoting overall economic development. Vietnam is the first nation chosen […]

Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Have you ever wondered about some Weird and Wonderful Things about Japan? Like why Japanese people can fall asleep, anywhere, anytime?  Why people slurp n…

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Vietnamese publishers cooperates with Spain’s Casa Asia

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

An agreement to this effect was signed in Hanoi on July 26 during a working visit to Vietnam from July 25-30 by Casa Asia General Director Ion de la Riva. Casa Asia is a public association set up in 2001 and run by the Spanish King and Queen in order to accelerate various projects and […]

by s1A2i3G4o5N @ Golden Saigon

Vietnamese Noodle Soup Medium $8.95 Large $10.50 Seafood Egg Noodle Soup Spicy Beef Rice Noodle Soup (GF) Seafood Rice Noodle Soup

Eating it Raw in the Largest Fish Market in South Korea – Jagalchi Market

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Busan’s Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장), the largest fish market in South Korea, has taken up two very different places in my memory. The first one is a very positive place, where the memories of incredible lunches, lively atmospheres, excitement and intrigue all sit. The second place is dark. It’s usually avoided at all costs. This memory [...]

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APPF-26: Vietnam, Micronesia promote parliamentary exchanges

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

He suggested the two sides strengthen coordination at multilateral parliamentary forums such as the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF). He recommended the two countries enhance cooperation in all fields for the sake of their people. Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu welcomed the guest to attend the ongoing APPF-26 in Hanoi, saying […]

ODC team join the field visit on the​​ Implementation of the Social Accountability Framework (I-SAF)

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On 08 December 2017, STAR Kampuchea invited ODC to join the field visit on the​​ Implementation of the Social Accountability Framework (I-SAF) for Sub-national Democratic Development (SNDD) of the Social Accountability Steering Committee, organized at Prey Korky commune, Chantrea district, Svay Rieng province. There are around 200 participants who are the local citizens, related officials […]

How to Eat in Saigon

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Saigon is a city filled with motor bikes, coffee and soup. Check out our favorite ways to eat in this exciting Vietnamese city.

9 Years of Legal Nomads

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Annual review to mark the 9th anniversary of leaving the law. Personal growth, health, and business projects for Legal Nomads.

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Do-It-Yourself Walking Tour of Dalat, Vietnam – A Perfect Day in Dalat

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Signup for my weekly newsletter The first time I took Chopper Suey (my Chinese-made American cruiser bike) on a road trip, was to the sexy hills of Dalat. As we pulled into town, surrounded by pines and fresh cool air, I knew I was going to love the place. Formerly a retreat town for the [...]

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The 60 Best Lighthouses in the World

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What is it about lighthouses that appeal to so many people? We live next to two lighthouses in Australia, and we love them. So maybe that has something to do with it. Check …

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The Best Lunch Foods in Ho Chi Minh City

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

What to eat for Lunch in Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a Saigon? Entering the world of Vietnamese food can be a daunting task for a beginner out there on their own. What is it? Where is it? Is it the best? These are the questions...

17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Vietnam is one of the most rewarding places you can visit, but you need to be aware of these 17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam. From the frenetic cities of Ho …

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Should I go to Thailand Now?

by Internetfellas @ Saigon Cafe

Visiting Thailand is always an adventure, but sometimes, due to rain, politics or economic crashes, you get opportunities to see situations that you might not have planned.

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SSA Endorses Barry Myers NOAA Administrator

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

In a November 22, 2017, letter to the leadership of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Southern Shrimp Alliance Executive Director endorsed on behalf of the organization, Mr. Barry Myers as President Trump’s nominee to be the next Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The agency plays a central role in the conservation and […]

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Spending Christmas in Saigon, Vietnam

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Christmas is nearly a month away, and can be trully a magical time in Vietnam (minus the snow). If you decided to spend our favorite holiday in the South of Vietnam, make sure to check out our video on what Xmas is really like like...

Spinal Taps, a Burglary, and a Legal Nomads Hiatus

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

Legal Nomads is on hold for the time being.

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Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Grab wine, coffee or better still an Estonian crafted beer, and let me tell you Why Tallinn Estonia or e-Estonia is so popular. It has to do with the fact that this medieva…

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Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

A screaming kid with a gold fist; a woman who looks like me first thing in the morning and yes, we were Visiting Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway.

Frogner Park is the largest p…

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Thrillable Hours: Matt Levine, Financial Journalist

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

The next in my alternative careers for lawyers series: interview with financial journalist Matt Levine, now writing for Bloomberg View.

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Pho – Beef Noodle Soup

by s1A2i3G4o5N @ Golden Saigon

Pho – Beef Noodle Soup Small $7.5 Medium $8.5 Large $9.5 *All Gluten Free Pho Tai (Steak) Pho Bo Vien (Meatball) Pho Ga (Chicken) Pho Dac Biet (Combo)

Our 4½ Month Southeast Asia Budget Backpacking Trip: All the Costs, all the Details

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

7 Countries47 Cities138 daysFor only $3081.30 eachThat’s $22.32 per dayAbout 156.29 per weekAnd $669.60 per month In this guide, I will share all the details of our Southeast Asia budget backpacking trip that included Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. The Map: Budget Backpacking Southeast Asia The Details and Itinerary:A 47 Cities Tour [...]

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Happy Birthday to ODC!

by chanpisey @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

ODC is six years old today! But age is just a number and everyone goes through it, ODC is a whole lot more than just numbers. We are growing each and every day. On this special occasion, ODC team learnt how to use Google Search Console to track citations. Learning together is cardinal for personal growth and is an integral part of building a strong team, on the one hand; on the other hand, it brings us closer and generates a sense of camaraderie among ourselves.

Reduced Cost (FREE) – AMSEA Commercial Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor Course

by Deborah Long @ Southern Shrimp Alliance

Good Day, Drill Conductors Safety Course to be held at NOAA Fisheries Laboratory, 3500 Delwood Dr., Panama City Beach, FL. Register online or call AMSEA at (907) 747-3287. The cost for the class is $FREE for commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the U.S. Coast Guard and NIOSH. This course will fulfill the U.S. Coast Guard requirement; 46 CFR 28.270 – Instruction, Drills, […]

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Street Food in Copenhagen at Papiroen

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

If you want to sample some amazing Street Food in Copenhagen, then head to Papiroen, or more correctly Papirøe, which translates to Paper Island. If you want the very t…

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Motorcycle tours in Vietnam

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Are you looking for a unique experience during your trip to Vietnam? Hop on the back of one of our bikes and enjoy an awesome ride in Saigon!

Why are eggs not heathy Part 2

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about eggs, again. Last time we explained why eggs are not a healthy food and today we wanted to share more about the real risks of egg consumption. – Egg consumption increases bad cholesterol: According to the devastating review published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology by three academic heavy hitters David Spence (the Director of […]

Exploring Off The Beaten Path Hong Kong: Pai Tau Village

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Po Fook Hill, the 10,000 Buddha Monastery, and the hills around Pai Tau Village Sha Tin is not only great for immature puns (I Sha Tin your shoe), it also has some worthwhile attractions. You can check out the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, or the the oldest walled village Tai Wai, there’s also the [...]

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ODC joins “Digital​ Agriculture​ Forum”

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On​ 06​ December​ 2017,​ Open​ Development​ Cambodia​ is​ invited​ to​ join​ the​ Digital​ Agriculture​ Forum,​ hosted​ by​ USAID​ at​ the​ Himawari​ Hotel​ in​ Phnom​ Penh.​ This​ forum​ brings​ together​ members​ of​ USAID,​ partner​ organizations,​ implementing​ partners,​ research​ institutes,​ and​ the​ private​ sector​ to​ share​ experiences​ and​ learn​ how​ to​ successfully​ integrate​ digital​ tools​ into​ agriculture​ […]

Visiting The Medieval Village of Eze in France

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We started our tour of Monte Carlo in Monaco, and Visiting the Medieval Village of Eze in France, by driving along the scenic roads of the Moyenne Corniche. From here we h…

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Visiting ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We visited ABBA The Museum in Stockholm, in Sweden. Gordon wasn’t really fussed, but I said, ‘take a chance on me.‘ He said well, ‘you are the danc

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Chargers receiver Keenan Allen wins PFWA’s NFL Comeback Player of the Year

Chargers receiver Keenan Allen wins PFWA’s NFL Comeback Player of the Year

by Jack Wang @ Daily Bulletin

The Chargers' Pro Bowl receiver set a franchise record with 102 receptions in 2017, bouncing back in a major way after missing most of the previous two seasons with injuries.

Shangli Ancient Village // This is Sichuan, China

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

Visiting Shangli Ancient Village in Sichuan Province Shangli has been through a lot, but you wouldn’t know it from the peaceful feeling you get while walking its lanes. It’s one of 10 Chinese ancient villages in Sichuan province, but unlike its counterparts the village has been able to keep its authentic charm. How to get [...]

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Thrillable Hours: Karen Walrond, Speaker, Photographer & Bestselling Author

by Jodi Ettenberg @ Legal Nomads

New Thrillable Hours Q&A about life after law with Karen Walrond, a former lawyer. Now, Karen is a public speaker, photographer, and bestselling author.

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President Tran Dai Quang hosts IPU leaders

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Quang made the remark at a reception on January 19 for an IPU delegation led by President Gabriela Cuevas Barron, who are in Hanoi to attend the the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26). He said that the presence of IPU’s President Barron, former President Saber Chowdhury and Secretary General Martin Chungong […]

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APPF-26: Vietnam’s major diplomatic event in 2018

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

Together with the successful hosting of the APEC Year 2017, the APPF-26, which opened in the capital city of Hanoi on January 18, is making significant contributions to the nation’s diplomatic achievements. It forms part of the efforts to implement Vietnam’s foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, diversification and multilateralisation of relations, active integration into the […]

Vietnamese overseas students bring fame to the Fatherland

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

PANO – Many Vietnamese overseas students have brought pride to the homeland with their outstanding academic results and their merit certificates given by schools in various countries. 18-year-old Le Ngoc Tuong Van has been studying in the US since she was 6 years old. Facing many difficulties in the new environment, Van was presented a […]

Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike

Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike


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One of the best ways to understand this sprawling and the frenetic city is to do a Saigon Street Food Tour of Ho Chi Minh City by Motorbike .. at night

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Workshop on ODC website and information on access to public services in Siem Reap

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Last week, the ODC team ended the week with an exciting workshop under a project theme of “Public Awareness of and Engagement in Government Service Delivery” funded by Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER), at Angkor Hotel Siem Reap, just a short tuk-tuk ride away from the breathtaking temple ruins. We reached out […]

The Philosophy of Thai Food

by Internetfellas @ Saigon Cafe

Thai cooking is very different than modern western cooking. Where in western cooking (particularly baking) ingredients are measured exactly, Thai cooking is much more lenient.

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Visiting and Discovering the City of Stavanger in Norway

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

We had the distinct pleasure of visiting and discovering the city of Stavanger in Norway. This is a cool little city, which also happens to be a city of great Norwegian pr…

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FDA Expands Import Alert on Chloramphenicol to Cover All Crustaceans, Including Shrimp

by Deborah Long @ Saigon Food Joint Stock Company – Southern Shrimp Alliance

FDA Expands Import Alert on Chloramphenicol to Cover All Crustaceans, Including Shrimp   On November 4, 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended Import Alert 16-127 to now cover all crustaceans contaminated by chloramphenicol.  Previously, the Import Alert provided for detention without physical examination of crabmeat and no other seafood products.  With the amendment, the Import Alert now […]

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ODC joins consultation workshop on verification result of reviewed forestry and protected area laws

by Kimhap KAING @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On​ 16​ January​ 2018,​ Open​ Development​ Cambodia​ is​ invited​ to​ participate​ in​ the​ consultation​ workshop​ on​ verification​ result​ of​ reviewed​ Forestry​ and​ Protected​ laws​ at​ Himawari​ hotel.​ This​ workshop​ is​ attended​ by​ 24​ international​ and​ national​ non-governmental​ organizations​ representatives,​ technical​ officers​ from​ Ministry​ of​ Environment​ and​ Ministry​ of​ Agriculture​ Forestry​ and​ Fisheries.​In​ this​ consultation​ workshop,​ […]

Briefing on Investment Law is now available online!

by Ratana Pich @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Open Development Cambodia (ODC) has just released a new briefing page, in both Khmer and English languages, on Cambodian Investment Law which it mainly provides the insight of Cambodia’s legal framework on investment sector. (Please visit: http://archive.opendevelopmentcambodia.net/briefing/briefing-on-investment-law/)This page features some pieces of data visualizations, including (1) the total cumulative registered investment projects by country of […]

Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

There is no doubt that Killarney is a popular destination, and we share the Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland from our recent trip to this beautiful Irish town. Fr…

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Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

I can’t say I knew a lot about this town, but I can tell you that Eating Tapas and Exploring Cartagena in Spain was one of those serendipitous moments. This city was amaz…

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What to do in Dubrovnik for a Day

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

What to do in Dubrovnik for a Day. The city of Dubrovnik is located in the south of the beautiful country of Croatia, and lies on the Dalmatian peninsula. It is positioned …

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Laos affirms support for successful APPF-26

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

He made the remarks while meeting with NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi on January 19. Sengnouane Sayalat said it is an honor for him to attend the APPF-26, noting that collaboration between the two countries has been intensively promoted with practical results.  He highly valued cooperation and support that the Vietnamese NA […]

ODC joins 11th National Conference on “Governance of Land and Natural Resources”

by thearyradh @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On​ 06​ December​ 2017,​ Open​ Development​ Cambodia​ is​ invited​ to​ join​ the​ 11th National Conference on “Governance on Land and Natural Resources”,​ co-organized​ by​ 61 Civil Society Organizations​ at​ the​ Tonlebasac 2 Restaurant, Phnom Penh.​ This​ national conference​ brings​ about 290 participants from representatives of Ministry of Land Urban Planning and Construction, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of […]

NA leader hosts Chinese People’s Congress Vice Chairman

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The top Vietnamese legislator told her guest that Chen Zhu and his high-ranking Chinese delegation’s participation in the APPF-26 will make important contributions to the success of the event and conveyed her regards to Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China Zhang Dejiang. In reply, Chen Zhu said he hopes with thorough […]

You must Explore The Ring of Beara in Ireland – or maybe not.

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

While many people have heard of the spectacular Ring of Kerry in Ireland, you must explore The Ring of Beara which is absolutely not to be missed. The Ring of Beara in Irel…

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Ex-LAPD officer charged in cadet sex scandal pleads no contest to San Bernardino weapons charges

Ex-LAPD officer charged in cadet sex scandal pleads no contest to San Bernardino weapons charges

by City News Service @ Daily Bulletin

Robert Cain was immediately sentenced to two years in county jail and four years of supervised release following his plea.

Hong Kong on the Cheap

by IFOTC @ Itchy Feet on the Cheap

How Not To Blow Your Wad In Hong Kong (it’s a poker term) The 2nd most expensive city in Asia, but there are plenty of ways to budget travel Hong Kong. While Hong Kong is generally raved about, it’s not typically a backpacker stop, mainly because it’s too damn expensive. I’ve seen a lot of [...]

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Stakeholders meeting on social land concession profile page

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

On 30 October 2017 Open Development Cambodia (ODC) cooperated with Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has organized a Stakeholder Workshop on “Social Land Concession Profile Page” at Tonle Bassac II Resturant. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss and input on ODC’s SLC dataset and SLC map layer, consult with the stakeholders for feedback […]

Why you should have a good quality salt?

by Chiara Squinzi @ La Holista

Today we wanted to talk about salt. Salt is a crystalline mineral made of two elements, sodium (Na) and chlorine (Cl). Salt is arguably the most important ingredient in cooking. Without it, most meals would taste bland and unexciting. However… not all salt is created equal and there are many “types” to choose from, but […]

Spies, parallel worlds and J.K. Simmons deliver double trouble in Starz’s ‘Counterpart’

Spies, parallel worlds and J.K. Simmons deliver double trouble in Starz’s ‘Counterpart’

by Rob Lowman @ Daily Bulletin

Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons plays two versions of his character in the sci-fi espionage series "Counterpart" on Starz, beginning Sunday.

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

7 Travel Tips For Every Hijabi. Hijabi is women or girl who wears the Islamic head-covering respectfully, called Hijab. This article has been written by a guest co…

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Thanks for joining us at Mekong ICT Camp 2017

by Siv Vatana @ Open Development Cambodia (ODC)

Appreciation letter,The 5th Mekong ICT Camp 2017 “Cross-border Collaboration with DATA” Dear Campers,It was an honor to have you in attendance. We understand that you have many obligations, and we appreciate you taking time from your busy schedules to join us. On behalf of the organizing committee of Mekong ICT Camp 2017, Open Development Cambodia […]

The Best Place for Shopping in Saigon

by fred wilson @ Back of the Bike Tours

Everyone likes to go on a shopping spree sometimes, and Saigon is definitely one of the best place for this. Through a quick Google search will help you find countless of high end shopping malls (Vincom A and B, and the most recent Takashimaya), we...

Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise?

by Paula McInerney @ Contented Traveller

Let me ask you something about a comedy cruise. Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise? Do you have it in you to accept the muscular spasms from laughter? Will you perhaps …

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