Travel Tales & Tips

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.
Laos in Seconds: A Laotian Video Vacation

Laos in Seconds: A Laotian Video Vacation

Follow Dave's holiday in Laos. He's making a new, fast-paced video every day from December 19, 2016, to January 5, 2017.
Why I’d Rather Stab Myself in the Eardrums than Fly VietJet This Holiday Season

Why I’d Rather Stab Myself in the Eardrums than Fly VietJet This Holiday Season

A budget airline wishes its passengers a crappy new year.
Travel Writing Webinar: Follow-Up Q&A

Travel Writing Webinar: Follow-Up Q&A

This 20-minute video answers questions we didn't have time for during my recent travel writing webinar.
Free Travel Writing Webinar

Free Travel Writing Webinar

If you missed Dave's free, live webinar, you can watch a recording of it here.
Traveler’s Paranoia: Arriving After Midnight

Traveler’s Paranoia: Arriving After Midnight

A first nibble from the rough draft of Dave's forthcoming book, "The Ghosts of Bùi Viện Street."