I love Vietnam. It’s fast-paced, it’s got cheap food, and everyone here is super friendly. But the only thing I don’t like is its lack of foreign options. The other day I had a huge craving for Pop-tarts, so I went to several stores. None of them... Read More
When I came to Vietnam, I chose a more expensive ($1200/month) Airbnb to live in.
I figured if I spent a little more on accommodation with a spacious bedroom, a comfortable couch, a fully-equipped kitchen and a nice working table, it would help me focus more while working at home. That, to me, was a worthwhile investment.
Every time I go home to California, my friend calls me to hang out. I want to, but I usually excuse myself and say I can’t. She makes a good living and tends to splurge so when we go out to lunch, it usually costs around $25 for each of our meals. For someone who lacks the stable income that comes with a corporate job, lunch isn’t something I can afford to splurge on.
As a kid, I didn’t really understand why money was necessary. I understood that if you wanted to buy something, you needed money, but other than the occasional toy or McDonald’s happy meal that I wanted, which my parents bought me anyways, I... Read More
As I’m starting to publish more videos on Youtube about my traveling, I’ve gotten more people telling me, “You’re so lucky to be traveling all the time. I wished I could too, but I just don’t have the money.” Yet the next thing I see on... Read More