Vietnam is Like a Box of Chocolates

I’m up early this morning as I’ve got a few big days planned. I’ve booked a one-night, two-day tour of the Mekong Delta. For just over $50 this includes two days on a boat, the round-trip bus transfer, a night in a hotel, one lunch and one breakfast. I’ve packed an overnight bag and head […]

Crazy Traffic and Crazy Food

Market

Following a couple of days of experiencing the history of Vietnam and Saigon, It’s time for a night out exploring the local color. In many cities I’ve been to, this means the marketplace. And with my new hotel just a couple of blocks away, I’m like the first little piggy. Before heading out, I pop […]

Welcome Home

Bunker Office

I was a child of the 1970’s. During my young childhood, in Oak Park, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, while race-riots were erupting around, and protests about a war far, far away were turning violent, my parents, and most of those of my friends, kept us protected from the harsh realities of the times. We […]

Pho, Paradise and Pedicabs

Pedicab

I finally arrive at my hotel, Hong Vy 1, and check in. I’ve booked two nights via Cheap Tickets. I like to book one or two nights prior to arrival so that I have a place to drop my luggage after a flight and a chance to get my bearings. I generally don’t book any […]

Trials and Tribulations of Travel

It’s time again for me to bid adieu to my current location – Kuala Lumpur – and head off into the sunset (sunrise?) to your next choice of destination – Vietnam. More specifically, you’ve chosen for me to ride the Ba Na Cable Car, just outside of Da Nang. But, as I think we all […]

Up in the Air

Cable Car

If you follow Drop Me Anywhere on social media (links to all of DMA social media appear at the bottom of this article) you’ll know that I’ve been doing a lot of interviews lately. These aren’t me interviewing someone else, but other people interviewing me about this unique project. Apparently many are finding the uniqueness […]