Real street food – Com Tam, broken rice from Ho Chi Minh City

These imperfect rice grains were traditionally discarded after the milling process but have been elevated into a delicious signature street food dish by the ever-resourceful Saigonese What’s the dish? Com Tam, aka Broken Rice – it’s essentially broken grains of rice left over from the traditional drying and milling process. It looks very similar to …

Top 10 cities for digital nomads

(CNN)Thanks to the Internet and increasing opportunities for remote working, more people can move abroad and live like “digital nomads.” These are people who telecommute and live nomadic lifestyles — spending as much time as they’d like in cities of their choosing. Digital nomads earn a living, many of them in the tech industry among …

10 essential Vietnamese dishes every visitor should try

(CNN)Not only did President Barack Obama sample some of Vietnam’s finest local eats while in Hanoi this week, but his guide was none other than CNN “Parts Unknown” host Anthony Bourdain. But you don’t need a celebrity guide to make the most of this nation’s eats. The cheapest and one of the most delicious places …

Embracing adventure in Vietnam

I clung white-knuckled to the back of my friend’s motorbike as the two of us zipped around the streets of Hanoi. We buzzed past a man sitting in a barber’s chair on the sidewalk of a main road. The man was peering into an oval mirror tacked to a tree as the barber clipped away. …

Vietnam Travel Guide

You’ve probably seen it in the background of countless war movies, but nothing can prepare you for the epic beauty of Vietnam. While it isn’t my favorite country in the world, it is very beautiful and there is no denying that. From the natural beauty of Sam Mountain and Halong Bay to the manmade artistry …

The 10 Best Global Meatball Recipes… EVER

When you think of meatballs, you likely conjure up an image of a heaping plate of spaghetti with red sauce with those glorious little orbs of meat nestled atop it. While Italian meatballs are indeed a glorious thing, were you aware meatballs are actually an international dish with representation across a wide range of foodie …

30 Fantastic Photos Taken With The iPhone 6

People are taking more photographs than ever before, most of which are captured with smartphones! One of the most famous smartphones on the market right now is Apple’s iPhone 6, which features the iSight camera. The photographs these cameras are able to take are incredible, so we thought we’d share 30 of the best shots …