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#TBT | Black Sticky Rice Ice Cream

Image contains an off-white background with a frozen dessert on a stick in the foreground. The dessert is purplish in colour, and it contains numerous black and purple specks within it. Below the dessert, there is a wooden stick and a hand can be seen holding it.

Travelling can lead to plenty of new experiences. In my case, one that has stuck with me is rice in my desserts. Read More »

WAIW | This Ain’t Vegandale!

Image is a photo of a Saigon street with numerous scooters coming towards the camera. Shops are visible on both sides of the street, and a small neon sign in the top left-hand corner says "Quán Chay Giác Tha".

One vegetarian (chay) restaurant on a street is a reason to get excited in many cities. In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam? Not so much. Around these parts, it takes more than one chay spot to make a street stand out. Read More »

#TBT | Loving Hut: The Cult That Keeps Feeding Me

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For years, I've known about Loving Hut and Supreme Master Ching Hai, but despite my attempts to avoid giving her money, I keep finding myself at her restaurants. Read More »

WAIW | Dog Meat and Vietnam

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Whether or not you live in Vietnam, you've probably heard about the dog meat trade here. After an incident last night, I decided to talk about it. Read More »

WAIW | Harvesting Jackfruit

Image contains a large, leafy green tree in the background. In the foreground, there is a man on the left wearing a face mask. The man is holding a large spiny light green fruit to his right, and there is a dog with black patches around her eye that is looking directly at the man.

With less than a week left here in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I decided to take today to try harvesting one of the jackfruits on the property. Read More »

WAIW | Post-Release Blues

Image contains a photo of two dogs going for a walk on a dirt road. Both dogs are on leashes, which can be seen coming from the bottom of the image. The dog on the right has red fur, and the dog on the left has white fur with black spots.

With the new issue having been released earlier this week (and even before that for Patreon and newsletter subscribers), I thought I would take today's WAIW episode to share my post-release blues while walking a couple of dogs. Read More »