How do you say “Holy crap, it’s hot out!” in Lao? So! New Orleans summers too warm for you? Think DC is nothing but a hot-air swamp? Find Minnesota summers insufferable? Heh! Welcome to Southeast Asia. [...]
My first trip back to Saigon since 1975 revived old memories (phở, xe ôm) and created new ones (Cu Chi tunnels being the most obvious). Here are five things to note for your first or return visit.