First Trip to Southeast Asia? A Simple Guide for your First Journey to the S.E.A

Hey, there! Thanks for dropping by to this post. First of all, congrats! If this is your first journey to the SEA, then heads up - now, they can’t stop you from chasing the sunsets anymore. This is your first step towards many - and I’m really excited to the journey that awaits you THERE!… Continue reading First Trip to Southeast Asia? A Simple Guide for your First Journey to the S.E.A

My Halal Celebration

“I was privileged enough to be invited to a Saudi Arabian National Holiday. I was blown away by the experience, extravagance, and the hospitality. There were plenty of foods, music, dancing and mingling!” When I was in my early 20's, I wanted to be a flight attendant - until I flew fourteen times in one… Continue reading My Halal Celebration

“You’re so Gucci, Singapore”

I have a friend from California - and that's her expression every time she is seeing something fancy. Having been in Singapore for a week, yes I can now use this term, too! Flying from Vietnam to Singapore takes 3.5 hours. Come, join me and let's  experience the other side of life from the Hua… Continue reading “You’re so Gucci, Singapore”

A day in a German classroom

  I had a chance to participate in a public school in Germany back in 2013. We handled the 4TH Level English Class. Here is the observation I have made while inside a German classroom, one of the highest education system in the world.  The English speaking German Teacher has arranged the classroom into a… Continue reading A day in a German classroom

From Saigon to Ha Giang – Trudging the road from the south to the northest north of Vietnam. 

Xin Chao! Welcome to Vietnam! https://www.instagram.com/p/BCdXRVwF1qk/?taken-by=thestoryteller_kate A country full of stunning, historical places, genuine people, century-old culture and incredible foods!!!! Beaches, mountains, cities, temples, deep deep caves, jungles, small islands and all! Here are the places you can include in your bucket list when thinking to see the land of the Viets!! 1. Saigon (Ho Chi… Continue reading From Saigon to Ha Giang – Trudging the road from the south to the northest north of Vietnam. 

Marriage and The Elevator – Why are you asking?? 

Congratulations to just married Dat and Dhuong! My favourite Vietnamese' coupleVietnam, August 2015 In Vietnam and mostly in Southeast Asia, people prefer to marry at the young age of 21-25. Anyway, I will just share my marriage and elevator story, happened in Hai Phong City, Vietnam. One night from teaching university students, I was at… Continue reading Marriage and The Elevator – Why are you asking?? 

My six months and forever (Why I love Hai Phong)

Why Hai Phong? People always asks me this very intriguing question. I'll answer them back "Why Not?", then they will start to laugh. I admit that other cities like Da Nang, Hanoi and Saigon sounds more interesting but I personally chose Hai Phong to live, teach and to start a new life, yet until now, I… Continue reading My six months and forever (Why I love Hai Phong)

English Centers Reviewed (Hai Phong City, Vietnam)

    So, you want to teach English in Hai Phong? Yes, you are in the right track! Lots of fun, adventures and new experiences are waiting for you here! Lovely students, spicy foods, backpackers, beaches and so on! Living in HP is more likely an ideal way of escaping the stressful world of cities… Continue reading English Centers Reviewed (Hai Phong City, Vietnam)

Thailand, My First Story

December 2013, my first flight away from my country. Alone with a very low budget, I applied for my TEFL online course (Teaching English as Foreign Language) and by God’s amazing grace, I got a full scholarship from a Christian Foundation in Chiang Rai, Thailand (www.penniesforpapafoundation.blogspot.com). Little did I know, this step will change my… Continue reading Thailand, My First Story