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Video: Erma Bombeck Closed Her Door – An Interview with Andy Bombeck

Video: Erma Bombeck Closed Her Door – An Interview with Andy Bombeck

Erma Bombeck wrote 4,000 humor columns and 15 books – all while raising three kids. This American icon's son explains how.
New: Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

New: Travel Writing and Cultural Adaptation Workshops for Students and Teachers

Dave's new workshop series helps schools offer richer educational travel experiences.
Bà Sáu’s Bia Hơi: Interview with a Bùi Viện Street Beer Legend

Bà Sáu’s Bia Hơi: Interview with a Bùi Viện Street Beer Legend

Foreigners tore her world to shreds. Today, she welcomes them.
Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Do You Need a Writing or Creativity Retreat?

Stalled on a creative project? A solo getaway can fix that! Dave reports from Sihanoukville, Cambodia.
The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Welcome to the Kaleidoscope

The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street: Welcome to the Kaleidoscope

The opening scene from Dave's forthcoming book about the stories beneath the surface in Saigon's backpacker ghetto.
Keynote Speech: The Joy of Culture Shock

Keynote Speech: The Joy of Culture Shock

Dave was the keynote speaker at the 2017 Go Learn Travel Expo at the University of Utah. You can watch his lecture here.
A New World of Craft Beer Pubs in Saigon

A New World of Craft Beer Pubs in Saigon

A wave of new microbreweries is changing the way people drink beer in Ho Chi Minh City.
Free Travel and Writing Workshops in Salt Lake City

Free Travel and Writing Workshops in Salt Lake City

Dave's on his way to Salt Lake City. Catch his free travel and writing seminars at the University of Utah – February 22-25.
Radio Interview with Rick Steves: Vietnam Part 2

Radio Interview with Rick Steves: Vietnam Part 2

Part two of Dave's radio interview with Rick Steves about life in Vietnam airs on January 21. Listen to it here!
Not My Bully: Part Three

Not My Bully: Part Three

"Get over it" is a favorite demand of bullies. I'll do that on my terms, not theirs.