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Who pays the biggest price as the world burns?

Who pays the biggest price as the world burns?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about the nuances of fighting climate change, especially in terms of individual choices. I’ve still been thinking about these ideas and, recently, at my actual job, I’ve been working on some pieces about palm oil and environmental issues. This blog isn’t about palm oil specifically, but the greater implications of tackling climate change globally, across countries and economies that are at vastly different stages of development. Since the banned Iceland ad about…

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How I know that Vietnam’s international healthcare is great

How I know that Vietnam’s international healthcare is great

I recently chronicled the story of me and Sophie travelling the entire length of Vietnam, and then some, in one day in order to get from Ho Chi Minh City in the south to Cat Ba Island, which is off the north coast. Some of you might have noticed a few references to a burn I was nursing while on this adventure. We had a great time charging through Vietnam, but waking up the morning after arriving in our lodge,…

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The best of travel: Ho Chi Minh City to Cat Ba Island in 15 hours

The best of travel: Ho Chi Minh City to Cat Ba Island in 15 hours

Writing is fun. Telling stories is fun. I spend a large part of my day telling stories verbally, because I love holding court, so I guess it makes sense that I’d enjoy putting fingers to keyboard and making my random chatter even more widely available. It also means that I’ll be able to remember. So many funny, important or beautiful things have happened and, without photos or words that can be accessed for posterity, these moments only live on as…

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