The Definitive List of Places in Southeast Asia where Alissa has had diarrhea.

I am sharing this list with her permission, and I think you need to see it because she has suffered from food poisoning in some truly beautiful locales. 1. The Hoi An Lantern Festival. We got really lucky with the timing here, because the festival only happens once every lunar month. 2. Old town Hoi… Continue reading The Definitive List of Places in Southeast Asia where Alissa has had diarrhea.

It is extremely hot.

Singapore was very hot. Vietnam is not “hot”. It can’t be. Singapore and Vietnam cannot both be “hot”. No single word could possibly encapsulate both the overwhelming yet ultimately tolerable heat that I experienced yesterday and also…whatever scorching nightmare I am living now. Perhaps there is a word to describe this temperature, but I don’t… Continue reading It is extremely hot.