Pho Travel Articles

Becoming an Expat, Cambodia on $25/day, Pho 101, and Hanoi History Lessons
This week at BootsnAll learn about food, traveling on a budget, and how a place’s history affects its present in Southeast Asia. Jessica Spiegel give her best advice about jumping the hurdles to becoming an expat, James Pham shares his expertise on budget travel in Cambodia and the basics of eating and understanding Vietnamese Pho, and finally Jenn Miller reflects on Hanoi and its history. Read on for what you may have missed! Becoming an Expat Becoming an expat is tricky, but by no means impossible. Jessica Spiegel shares her best advice from her first-hand experience obtaining legal residency in Italy. “A two-week vacation doesn’t give you an accurate picture of life at a destination. So before you make the big move you should take time to spend a month or two renting an apartment in the city you think you want to live in – preferably in not the best weather or the busiest season so you aren’t duped into thinking it’s always beautiful and sunny and full of energy. An extended, single-location stay will let you settle into a routine and get used to things like grocery shopping, cleaning the house, and paying the bills.” Cambodia on $25 a Day There’s more to Cambodia than Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. James Pham explains how to explore this off-the-beaten […]