Tag - culture

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Buying in Vietnam or Why I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Haggle
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Let’s Make A Move (On Out)
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How the rest of the world thinks of America

Buying in Vietnam or Why I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Haggle

Woman selling fruit on the street sees an Asian-American. “5,000 Dong! 5,000 Dong!” Girl passes by uninterested. She then sees me (white American). “25,000 Dong! $1! Special price!” That covers most of the interactions I’ve had with sellers in Vietnam.

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Let’s Make A Move (On Out)

Now that we’ve hopped over to Japan and are immersed in a world of foods both visually stunning and delicious, I think it’s time to take a look back at some of our Singaporean food and culinary delights over the past two weeks. (more…)

How the rest of the world thinks of America

We were browsing through a kitchenware store (think Sur la Table or Williams Sonoma) when we happened upon the baking section. In the milieu were some nice looking muffin cups used for baking (see here for an example) in two different sizes. The regular sized one was simply called “Muffin cup.” However, the larger one wasn’t referred to as[…]

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