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Morning Wine and Handshakes: French Village Pub Life Could Be Habit-Forming

Morning Wine and Handshakes: French Village Pub Life Could Be Habit-Forming

In small-town Brittany, the local watering hole is everybody's second living room.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Not My Bully: Part Two

Not My Bully: Part Two

I didn’t realize I had Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. A concert changed everything.
Not My Bully: Part One

Not My Bully: Part One

As a teenager, bullying nearly drove me to attempt suicide. Thirty-one years later, this is my story.