• Asia,  Vietnam

    My Affinity with the Vietnamese

    I conducted a media workshop in Ho Chi Minh City a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately, I didn’t have much time to go around since I was there for work.  But just being there surrounded by all those crazy motorcycles and eating  delicious Vietnamese cuisine (especially the very filling Banh Mi)  was more than enough to satisfy my wanderlust. Except maybe for more high-rises and malls, nothing much has changed since the first time I went to Vietnam eight years ago. Motorbikes still rule the streets, mini-food stalls are still  set up by the roadside, and the Vietnamese are as polite as ever.  This got me to thinking about the…