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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."
Two Kinds of Flooding: Bùi Viện Street’s Halloween Mayhem

Two Kinds of Flooding: Bùi Viện Street’s Halloween Mayhem

Video: Halloween flooding and extreme motorbike gridlock in Ho Chi Minh City.
My Secret Mission: Why I Left Saigon to Write About Saigon

My Secret Mission: Why I Left Saigon to Write About Saigon

Sometimes, the best plan is to drop everything and go do something drastic.
My Rick Steves Vietnam Interview – With “Liner Notes”

My Rick Steves Vietnam Interview – With “Liner Notes”

Listen to Dave's Vietnam radio interview with Rick Steves – and read his additional thoughts that never made it on the air.
Video – Tormented Beauty on Côn Sơn Island

Video – Tormented Beauty on Côn Sơn Island

A video by Jeff Nesmith & Dave Fox: Until you step inside a former torture chamber and sense its ghosts, you cannot fully understand the energy such a place evokes.
Tough Cows and Tougher Bread: Growing Up German in America

Tough Cows and Tougher Bread: Growing Up German in America

Guest Globejotter Rudy Linke muses on the archaeological wonders of German cuisine.
Côn Đảo Part 3: The Serene Dichotomy of Côn Sơn Island

Côn Đảo Part 3: The Serene Dichotomy of Côn Sơn Island

Untrampled by tourism: Can tranquil beauty overcome this Vietnamese island's horrific past?
Story Overload: The Tales You Don’t Have Time to Write

Story Overload: The Tales You Don’t Have Time to Write

Writing is Like an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet. (You Can’t Actually Eat it All.)
Côn Đảo Part 2 – Midnight in the Cemetery: A Vigil for Võ Thị Sáu

Côn Đảo Part 2 – Midnight in the Cemetery: A Vigil for Võ Thị Sáu

Spirit worshipers gather in the dead of night to pay homage to a Vietnamese martyr.
Hilarious Headlines at the Kulata Café

Hilarious Headlines at the Kulata Café

On an Australian quest for caffeine, Guest Globejotter David Higham finds big laughs in small-town news.