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Thoughts Upon Leaving

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Written by Taylor Ginter (Rice University) Student Correspondent CET Harbin, Fall 2017 I just finished my last final but it doesn’t feel like I can start enjoying my relaxing winter break just yet — I’ve still got my whole dorm room to […]

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Memory Maker is a great addition to your Walt Disney World Vacation

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

If you’ve visited Walt Disney World I’m sure you know there are photographers stationed throughout the parks at strategic locations as well as ride photos offered – you know; right when you’re plunging down Splash Mountain or your elevator car is being dropped on Tower of Terror.     PhotoPass This kind of photography has come a long way since

2018 Philly Restaurant Watch: Global Cuisine

2018 Philly Restaurant Watch: Global Cuisine

by Madeline Rice Brommer @ The Town Dish

Philly’s extensive list of global cuisine is continuously expanding. We’ve gathered info on a few new Philadelphia restaurants slated to open this year. These restaurants caught our eyes because of the exciting world flavors they promise to offer! Get ready to dive in and learn more about these new restaurants and cafes, plus we’ve also […]

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An unexpected dining experience in Saigon.

by Jimmy @

“Is this a restaurant or somebody’s home?” I asked a stranger inside as I stood at the apartment doorway. He looked at me oddly and replied that it indeed was somebody’s home. From the sounds of the conversations echoing from inside, deep down, … Read all about it!

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Coming Soon to West Chester: Andiario

Coming Soon to West Chester: Andiario

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

Get excited, West Chester! A new dining spot is headed your way this spring — Andiario will be bringing fresh, seasonally-focused fare to your plates in the very near future! With plans to provide dinner service five days a week, once the doors open at 106 W. Gay Street, Chef/Co-owner Anthony Andiario and Front-of-House Manager/Co-owner Maria van […]

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Where To Get Your Pho Fix in Philly

Where To Get Your Pho Fix in Philly


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Find the best spots to get pho in Philadelphia. This mapped guide will lead you to the savory, delicious Vietnamese dish.

My Journey to the RNC

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

By Anh Nguyen Orginally posted on: https://globalhoot.wordpress.com/2016/07/19/my-journey-to-the-rnc/ If you aren’t a U.S. citizen, you might be wondering: “What exactly is the RNC?” As a Temple freshman from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I was asking the same question in my first-ever political science class. I could never imagine

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TripScout’s 0 to 1M Users Update: October 2017

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

0 to 1M Update: October 2017 October 2017 Reflections As we settled from a booming summer and September, we went heads down in October to focus on product. We took everything we learned about how users interacted with our tech and content this summer. After hours of debate, we put on our “don’t bother me” […]

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The Simultaneous Rise of Last-Minute Travel Planners & Super-Planners

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

The Simultaneous Rise of Last-Minute Travel Planners & Super-Planners We’ve noticed an interesting trend in our data. Our guides tend to be purchased at the beginning of a trip or several months in advance. There are not many purchases in between those two extremes. We interviewed our users, researched seemingly conflicting industry trends, and realized […]

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How To Find The Best Limo Service For You

by Bill Damron @ A1 Limousine

A limousine rental involves more than just getting from place to place. When hiring a car service for an event, it’s important to find one that suits your needs exactly. But with over 130,000 limousines currently in service around the United States, how can you find the best car service for you? By asking the […]

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Now Open in Malvern: Marwar Mirchi, Vegetarian Indian Cuisine

Now Open in Malvern: Marwar Mirchi, Vegetarian Indian Cuisine

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

Malvern’s restaurant scene is now home to a traditional all-vegetarian Indian eatery, Marwar Mirchi, which recently opened on Lancaster Avenue. Owner Varun Vyas welcomes guests into his inviting, 60-seat restaurant. The menu is filled with authentic Indian dishes, including daal bati, a soup made with five varieties of lentils and baked wheat balls; marwar mirchi, a spicy dish comprised of cooked potatoes and […]

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Floating in the Dead Sea – an unusual and fun outing

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

From our hotel in Sweimeh, Jordan we took a short shuttle ride to the Dead Sea. The fun began even before I reached the beautiful beach lined with recliners and colorful umbrellas. Two members of my Exodus Travels tour group were already in a small enclosure laughing as they smeared Dead Sea mud all over themselves. Soon everyone joined in

A great tour guide equals great experiences

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

Have you ever been on a tour with a guide who treats you like a school child, drones on with lifeless facts, takes way too long explaining attraction features or refuses to give you a straight answer because, in all probability, they are dancing around the fact they don’t know the answer? Yea; me too. But a great guide can

Budapest Cafes – A Budapest Coffee Guide for the 21st Century

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

The new breed of Budapest cafes are hip, happening and highly caffeinated. Read on to find out our favorite spots to drink third wave coffee in Hungary’s capital city. Budapest is a city known for a cafe culture that’s as rich as the cream that flows into its coffee. Back in the day, artists and poets would meet at Budapest coffee houses to share ideas and philosophies while sipping strong brews and eating a variety of Budapest cake specialties like strudel and flodni. Hundreds of cafes graced both sides of ...

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Exploring historic Santiago, Chile

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

I wake to rain pelting the windows. My plans for the day are to explore the heart of Santiago and a little — or a lot — of rain isn’t going to stop me. Juggling an umbrella, camera and tote bag, I start out by exploring the quiet streets in a neighborhood just outside downtown. Many of the palatial mansions,

The Road Trip Across America – #JimmyEatsAmerica

by Jimmy @

“A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is not what it is built for.” ― Albert Einstein I’ve just reached a three month milestone in Sydney, where I haven’t had to jump on to a long distance plane, … Read all about it!

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Saigon Travel Inc - Philadelphia, 19146-2006, PA

Saigon Travel Inc - Philadelphia, 19146-2006, PA


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Information about Saigon Travel Inc located in Philadelphia 19146-2006, PA.

The Best Places to Eat in Seattle Washington

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Seattle is known around the world for its coffee culture, the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. But what about Seattle restaurants? We’ve asked a local expert to share her picks for the best places to eat in Seattle Washington. Read on to find out how to eat like a local in this wonderful Pacific Northwestern city. Seattle is famous for its cutting-edge coffee culture. But coffee is just one aspect of Seattle’s culinary landscape. Locals dine at the best restaurants in Seattle, shop at Pike Place Market for some of the ...

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Best of 2017 – Our Food and Travel Favorites

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

2017 was a busy year for the 2foodtrippers. We traveled to three continents, 13 countries and too many cities to count. Check out the food and travel experiences that were our best of 2017. We began the year 2017 without definite plans. Perhaps we could plan our calendar way in advance as some ‘type A’ people probably do, but what’s the fun in that? Sometimes, we’re just hanging around our Naples, Italy apartment and, all of a sudden, the spark of travel shoots across our brains and, on a whim, we ...

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Photo Essay: CET Siena

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Photos by Morgan Ryan, Student Correspondent (University of Virginia) CET Siena, Fall 2017          

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Visiting Prague’s Jewish Quarter; an Emotional and Educational Journey

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

When I enter the Pinkas Synagogue in Prague’s Jewish Quarter, I’m not prepared for what I see. On the walls are painted the names of nearly 80,000 Czech and Moravian Jews; victims of Shoah concentration camp during Nazi occupation.   Founded in 1479 by Rabbi Pinkas, one of the Jewish community’s wealthy members, it now serves as a memorial to

Coming to Delaware in late 2018: DE.CO, Wilmington’s First Food Hall

Coming to Delaware in late 2018: DE.CO, Wilmington’s First Food Hall

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

DE.CO, Wilmington’s new 12,000-square-foot food hall, will be a community anchor for the city’s ongoing revitalization and bring eight innovative kitchens and a central bar to downtown Wilmington. DE.CO will offer guests a thoughtful selection of cuisines from the mid-Atlantic and around the world. The new spot will be located at 10th and Orange Streets […]

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Bottoms Up – Budapest Ruin Bars and Beyond

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Feeling thirsty in Hungary? Check out our favorite places to drink including hip Budapest ruin bars plus cool spots for beer, cocktails and wine. Finding a bar in Budapest is like finding hay in a haystack. The Hungarian capital has a lot of drinking establishments, many filled with young professionals and visiting tourists. Though infamous for its funky ruin bars, the river split city also has traditional pubs, classy wine lounges and even spa bars. Yes, you can imbibe at Budapest bars while getting your soak on. We visited our first (but ...

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The Team at Vedge to Open Fancy Radish in Washington, D.C.

The Team at Vedge to Open Fancy Radish in Washington, D.C.

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

Richard Landau and Kate Jacoby, the husband-wife team of Philadelphia vegan hotspots Vedge, V Street and Wiz Kid are taking their culinary talents to Washington, D.C., with the forthcoming opening of Fancy Radish. The new 60-seat, vegetable-centric eatery will open its doors at a location close to Capitol Hill, in the H Street Corridor at 600 H […]

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Your Rental Checklist: Choosing A Corporate Car Service

by Bill Damron @ A1 Limousine

When your employees need a car service for a business trip, it’s important to choose the right company. A car service is about more than just getting from here to there. Rather, it’s about efficiency, reliability, and impressive customer service. To choose the best business car service for your employees, ask yourself the following questions […]

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Artisan Chocolate and Beer in Vietnam

Artisan Chocolate and Beer in Vietnam


2foodtrippers

Saigon may be famous for pho and banh mi, but that's just the tip of the city's food scene. Join us as we check out artisan chocolate and beer in Saigon.

Where to Eat Pho in the Philadelphia Suburbs — The Town Dish

Where to Eat Pho in the Philadelphia Suburbs — The Town Dish


The Town Dish

Outside of a small section of Washington Ave. in South Philadelphia, it is difficult to find any Vietnamese restaurants to satisfy a hankering for the brothy, beefy noodle soup, let alone a GOOD one. Where’s a body to turn? Buckle your seatbelts and take a ride, and not very far! It turns out there are …

The Pegasus 737 That Ran off a Cliff Might Fly Again

The Pegasus 737 That Ran off a Cliff Might Fly Again

by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

After a Pegasus Airlines 737 nearly fell into the sea in Turkey last Saturday, engineers have started the process of recovering the damaged aircraft. Pegasus flight 8622 was traveling from Ankara (ESB) to Trabzon (TZX) when upon landing, the plane skidded off the runway and found itself hanging off the side of cliff — just …

We’ve Got the Secret for How to Get Into Harrisburg’s Swankiest Speakeasy

We’ve Got the Secret for How to Get Into Harrisburg’s Swankiest Speakeasy

by Emily Kovach @ The Town Dish

On New Year’s Eve, a fancy new bar opened in downtown Harrisburg. If you didn’t notice, that’s okay: 205 is a speakeasy, so it’s meant to be under wraps. These days, sometimes bars call themselves speakeasies because there’s no sign out front, or the interior design calls back to the Prohibition era. But 205 is truly a […]

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Overseas Vietnamese student recruited by 6 technological, financial giants

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Originally posted on: http://tuoitrenews.vn/education/34779/overseas-vietnamese-student-recruited-by-6-technological-financial-giants A UK student of Vietnamese origin who was recently the recipient of six different recruitment offers from some of the world’s largest and most reputable tech and finance giants, including Google and Apple. Chris Khoa Nguyen, a student at the University of Exeter, has

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Learn How to Sleep Like the Locals

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

Traveling to different countries exposes you to their unique cultures. Not only will you learn about the local food, language and history, you’ll also get a glimpse into the culture’s quirks, especially when it comes to sleeping habits. So if you’re going to spend nights in unfamiliar territory, it’s best to know beforehand what sleeping patterns are the norm.  Enjoy

My Cheap Eats From New York

by Jimmy @

New York is huge. With the title of  most expensive city to live in the world,it also is America’s most densely populated city. With limited space within resident’s homes for kitchens, you’ll find most people either eating or “taking out” from … Read all about it!

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Little Petra: Another Chapter in Jordanian History

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

After two days in Petra, our Exodus Travels tour journeys north to Siq al-Barid, known as Little Petra. Part of Petra Archeological Park, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Unlike the larger Petra area, Little Petra does not require admission and is very quiet in stark contrast with Petra, but nonetheless strikingly beautiful and mysterious. Archaeologists

Order Up: Golden Milk Latte at Steel City Coffeehouse

Order Up: Golden Milk Latte at Steel City Coffeehouse

by Emily Kovach @ The Town Dish

In our new column, “Order Up,” we find the tastiest things to eat and drink in Greater Philadelphia and Central Pennsylvania, and we pass the deliciousness on to you! To kick off the first week of our Wellness + Love theme, we’d originally planned to share an uber-healthy, leafy-green packed dish with you. But, let’s […]

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From Minority to Majority: On Navigating My Identity Abroad

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Written by Stephanie Jamilla (George Washington University) Student Correspondent CET Vietnam, Fall 2017 As I sit on a bench on the Book Street (Đường Sách), which has become one of my favorite nooks of Saigon, and draft my final blog post, it strikes […]

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Vietnamese Student Nguyen (Gwen) Nguyen Speaks at Temple’s 2015 Convocation

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

On Friday, August 21, Vietnamese student Nguyen (Gwen) Nguyen delivered an inspirational speech at Temple’s 2015 Convocation Ceremony, the formal start of students’ educational experience.  A sophomore accounting major, Nguyen has come a long way since travelling 9000 miles from her native Hanoi to begin her studies

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United’s New Premium Plus Cabin to Launch This Year

United’s New Premium Plus Cabin to Launch This Year

by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

American Airlines and Delta currently offer a true premium-economy product on select international flights, matching the offerings available with select foreign carriers. United’s been mum on the topic of premium economy, though — until today. In a memo to employees, the carrier finally shared its plans to launch a product later this year, called United …

Photo Essay: CET Film in Prague

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Written by Amanda Luthy, (American University) Student Correspondent CET Film in Prague, Fall 2017                

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10 Things No One Tells You About... Philadelphia

10 Things No One Tells You About... Philadelphia


The Points Guy

Planning a trip to the City of Brotherly Love? Here are 10 things to know before you go.

3 Benefits of A-1 Limo

by Bill Damron @ A1 Limousine

When traveling out of town, transportation can often be a hassle. There are a number of different reasons why a transportation service like A-1 Limo can make your life easier and you will not have to worry about hailing a cab, or requesting an Uber or Lyft. At A-1 Limo we have over 200 luxury […]

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Eating the El: 17 signature Philly food experiences along the city’s most-used transit line

Eating the El: 17 signature Philly food experiences along the city’s most-used transit line


Billy Penn

Tips and tricks to dining around the MFL — including the 1-lb cheesesteak.

Harm reduction advocates: Philly's opioid lawsuit looks like 'scapegoating'

Harm reduction advocates: Philly's opioid lawsuit looks like 'scapegoating'

by Michaela Winberg @ Billy Penn

The act might be more show than substance.

Photo Essay: CET Prague

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Written by Eliza Singleton, (Elon University) Student Correspondent for CET Prague Fall 2017                

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Philadelphia Indochina Travel

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Pho Saigon: A Philadelphia, PA Restaurant.

Pho Saigon: A Philadelphia, PA Restaurant.


Thrillist

Pho Saigon: A Philadelphia, PA Restaurant. Known for Lunch.

TripScout’s 0 to 1M Users Update: August 2017

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

0 to 1M Update: August 2017 My team and I are working hard to build the best tool for travelers. As frequent travelers, we’re building the app we wished existed. We’re building it for us. And as a result, for (hopefully) all of you. We made a lot of progress, but still have a long […]

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Philly's 'sanctuary city' fight is back in court as Feds appeal local win

by WHYY @ Billy Penn

Qatar Airways – $761: Philadelphia – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

Qatar Airways – $761: Philadelphia – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Roundtrip, including all Taxes


The Flight Deal

A good sale to Ho Chi Minh City ITA will price this about $1,252, using those dates on Qatar Airways should reprice to $761. Vietnam introduced a new

What should you use Transportation Services for?

by Bill Damron @ A1 Limousine

Transportation services can be a convenient because you won’t have to worry about getting from place to place. There are a number of different reasons to use a car service like A-Limo including vehicle options, customer support and of course convenience. Below, we have included some of the times you may want to consider using […]

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Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Vietnam from $743 - KAYAK

Cheap Flights from Philadelphia to Vietnam from $743 - KAYAK


KAYAK

Search prices for Qatar Airways, Korean Air, ANA and more. Search and find deals on flights from Philadelphia.

Where to Eat in Budapest Hungary – The Best Budapest Restaurants, Cafes and Markets

by Daryl & Mindi Hirsch @ 2foodtrippers

Wondering what and where to eat in Budapest Hungary? We spent a month eating our way through the sprawling Hungarian capital city. Check out our Budapest Food Guide with the best Budapest restaurants, cafes and markets. Four weeks of eating our way through Budapest was overwhelming. The Hungarian capital’s food scene, with its never-ending selection of restaurants, cafes and markets, kept us constantly on the go. But with the help of our and lots of third wave coffee, we survived a month of hearty eating without sacrificing our sanity or waistlines. ...

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Pho Cafe Saigon — visitphilly.com

Pho Cafe Saigon — visitphilly.com


Philadelphia - Official Visitor Site - visitphilly.com

Inexpensive pho and Vietnamese entrees entice people at this understated restaurant.

Travel Startup Learnings: Food Tourism (and the mistake we made)

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

Travel Startup Learnings: Food Tourism I made an obvious mistake when launching TripScout. I underestimated the importance of food tourism in our app. Food isn’t just an important part of travel – it’s arguably the most important. I knew showing travelers a good meal and teaching them the history and culture of a place through […]

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Chris Runckel

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Who is Chris Runckel? Mr. Runckel has been a featured speaker at past AAE fairs and events because we value his expertise. As one of the first U.S. diplomats permanently assigned to Vietnam he brings a wealth of background and knowledge about the market both to us

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A Comprehensive Travel Checklist for Any New Traveler

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

This travel checklist is designed for new travelers going on a trip, studying abroad, or moving overseas.   My sister-in-law decided to study abroad in Barcelona and it was her first time traveling overseas. After all the fun chats my wife and I had with her about why she should do it and where she should […]

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Now Open in Drexel Hill: Green Herb Thai Cuisine

Now Open in Drexel Hill: Green Herb Thai Cuisine

by Emily Kovach @ The Town Dish

A new authentic Thai cafe opened recently in Drexel Hill: Green Herb Thai Cuisine. This tiny storefront, tucked into a small retail row on State Row is more of a takeout joint than a sit-down restaurant — the interior offers just a few tables, but does boast a BYOB policy, should you want to enjoy […]

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Alaska Airlines Debuts New Employee Uniforms, Its First Combined With Virgin America

Alaska Airlines Debuts New Employee Uniforms, Its First Combined With Virgin America

by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Disclaimer: Alaska wants its employees to be the first to see the new uniforms, so photos of the custom-made garments have yet to be released to the media. We will update this story with photos once we get them. Alaska Airlines debuted the latest change to its airline in its ongoing merger with Virgin America. …

Haitian Ad Agency Creates Campaign Around ‘Shithole Countries’

Haitian Ad Agency Creates Campaign Around ‘Shithole Countries’

by Alexa Noel @ The Points Guy

During a White House meeting on January 11, President Trump stated that immigrants from Norway would be preferable over immigrants from “shithole” countries like Haiti, El Salvador and some African nations, according to several reports. According to The New York Times, when Trump heard that Haitians were among those who would benefit from the proposed …

Where to Watch the Eagles Game This Sunday (Jan. 21)

Where to Watch the Eagles Game This Sunday (Jan. 21)

by Madeline Rice Brommer @ The Town Dish

E-A-G-L-E-S … you know the rest! Philadelphia restaurants and bars are cheering on the home team with game-day viewing parties and tons of food and drink specials during this Sunday’s championship game. So, grab your lucky charm, don your green, and cheer on the Birds at any of these hot spots (*denotes game on with […]

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Ph.D student successfully wins business competion.

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Ph.D. Student Prepares to Launch Biotech Startup Innovation Provides Scientists with Fast and Efficient Research Tools Tony Hoang (pictured above) won UAlbany’s first Blackstone LaunchPad business competition in April. (Photo by Paul Miller) ALBANY, N.Y. (July 11, 2016) – Tony Hoang is on the cusp of becoming a

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Stella Blu Closed Due to a Burst Water Pipe

Stella Blu Closed Due to a Burst Water Pipe

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

The Town Dish recently reported that Stella Blu would be saying goodbye to its brick-and-mortar location for good on Saturday, January 27, but unfortunately, a burst water pipe has sped up the timeline and Stella Blu is now officially closed. For those who wish to formally bid the restaurant adieu and indulge in a few of Stella Blu’s popular dishes, owners […]

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Pair Playoff Football with ‘Philly’ Wings at Yards Brewery and Taproom

Pair Playoff Football with ‘Philly’ Wings at Yards Brewery and Taproom

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

Yards Brewing Company is inviting sports and beer fans to its new taproom and brewery for “Philly” Wings, a.k.a. chicken wings with a local twist. Chef James Burke presents a new take on the classic chicken wing, with Philly Wings being created with a sauce made from traditional Italian long hots, an Italian-American staple in South Philadelphia and beyond. […]

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Norwegian Dreamliner Breaks JFK Speed Record

Norwegian Dreamliner Breaks JFK Speed Record

by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

While no commercial aircraft has come close to touching the record transatlantic flight time of the now-defunct Concorde, which clocked in at just under two hours and 53 minutes back in 1996, one subsonic airliner has now come closer than ever before. As The Telegraph reports, this Monday, a Norwegian 787 Dreamliner flew from New …

Philly Booze News: New Bars in Philadelphia in 2018

Philly Booze News: New Bars in Philadelphia in 2018

by Madeline Rice Brommer @ The Town Dish

Philly is a drinking town, and it shows no sign of slowing down. As we dive into 2018, it’s time to start planning visits to all the new bars, breweries and other local drinking spots that will be opening this year. Find your next favorite watering hole below: Town Tap Floors ✔️ . Shooting for […]

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Philadelphia's food and restaurant renaissance

Philadelphia's food and restaurant renaissance


the Guardian

The cradle of America is being reborn as a food destination. Acclaimed New York chefs are relocating to Philadelphia, and the historic Italian diners face some spicy competition, says Adam Erace

Monthly Update: Saigon – January 2016

by Jimmy @

Holy shit! Where did 2015 go? It feels like the past five months have been quite the whirlwind. You may notice that I’ve been super lazy in making any attempt at making updates here as well as my other blog. I’ve spent the … Read all about it!

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Philly is one of 20 finalists for Amazon's HQ2

by Bloomberg @ Billy Penn

Wyndham Worldwide Acquires LaQuinta for $1.95 Billion

Wyndham Worldwide Acquires LaQuinta for $1.95 Billion

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation will acquire La Quinta Holdings, Inc. in a $1.95 billion dollar cash deal announced Thursday morning. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2018, however, in the even that the deal falls through, La Quinta will pay Wyndham a termination fee of $37 million. Wyndham …

Slideshow video

by noreply@blogger.com (Scott Barber) @ Lemons to Lemonade 2017

Here's the link to the short video we made from our photos:  Ward/Barber Asia Trip

5 Useful Apps That Will Help You Perfectly Pack Your Suitcase

5 Useful Apps That Will Help You Perfectly Pack Your Suitcase

by Lori Zaino @ The Points Guy

Even if you have a brand new suitcase, it doesn’t mean you know how to pack properly. Things like weather changes can make the contents of your suitcase irrelevant if you’re not prepared, sending you rushing to the store to pick up an umbrella, an extra clothing layer or charger and more toiletries. Or, maybe you’re …

A Brief Stop in Philadelphia – For a Philly Cheesesteak

by Jimmy @

Philadelphia was a place that was bookmarked as part of my roadtrip. Most visitors come to run up the steps made famous in the movie, Rocky as well as see the famous statue. Personally, I came for the Philly cheese steak. As … Read all about it!

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Philly's on Amazon's HQ2 finalist list. Now what?

Philly's on Amazon's HQ2 finalist list. Now what?

by Mark Dent @ Billy Penn

The city will need to play the "quality of life" card hard.

These are the 10 Most-Liked Airbnb Listings on Instagram

These are the 10 Most-Liked Airbnb Listings on Instagram

by Jeffrey Preis @ The Points Guy

Airbnb released a list of their 10 most-liked listings on Instagram and the crowd has spoken: Everyone loves a home with a view — and it doesn’t matter if it’s a secluded forest, private terrace or amazing cityscape. Take a look at the Instagrams with the most likes and comments and you may find your …

The cost of traveling for two years.

by Jimmy @

“How much does it cost to travel for two years?” “How can you afford to go away for so long?” “Did you win the lottery or something?” These were the most commonly asked questions while I was travelling. My simple … Read all about it!

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Living in Saigon as an American | CET Academic Programs

Living in Saigon as an American | CET Academic Programs


CET Academic Programs

Written by Dave Mix, (Franklin & Marshall College) Student Correspondent CET Public Health & Service-Learning in Ho Chi Minh City, Fall 2015 Living in Saigon is a drastic shift from the quiet suburbs of Philadelphia and even the less quiet city …

Ideas for the Traveler on your Holiday Gift Giving List

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

It’s that time of year when we all start to think about the holidays; baking, decorating and shopping. Shopping can be pretty easy though if someone on your gift list is a traveler. There are so many gift choices from focusing on the memories to choosing something practical. The memories Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland offers an amazing array of travel-related Christmas

Change How You Charge

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

I like to brag about new products as they come on the market if they’ll help travelers. I just became acquainted with the Samsung Fast Charge Portable Battery Pack and I think it will be a real asset to anyone who is on the move for business or pleasure.   You don’t have to just use the cable and charger

The PIE News – US HEIs tell int’l students: “You are welcome here”

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

Article in The Pie News Universities in the US are coming together to send a welcoming message to all international students, after prospective students expressed unease about studying in the US following the presidential election.   Spearheaded by Temple University in Philadelphia, the campaign is backed by a

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AmaWaterways partners with Master Chef Joanne Weir

by marilynjones @ Travel with Marilyn

AmaWaterways is known for its excellent dining experiences. Now the river cruise line is partnering with Master Chef and James Beard Award-winning cookbook author Joanne Weir as the lead sponsor of her new PBS series, “Plates and Places with Joanne Weir.”   Two episodes of the series, set to debut in February 2018, were filmed in Fall 2017 during AmaWaterways’

Restaurant Closing: 187 Rue Principale in Emmaus

Restaurant Closing: 187 Rue Principale in Emmaus

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

The Town Dish is sad to report that 187 Rue Principale in Emmaus closed its doors for good on January 7. The restaurant left the following message on its website: As of January 7th 2018, 187 Rue Principale is closed. Gift cards are being accepted at the House and Barn (1449 Chestnut Street). It has been […]

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Travel Reviews Are Dead – And Here’s What To Do About It

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

Travel Reviews Are Dead – And Here’s What To Do About It Travel reviews may drag on for a while – but they are quickly dying and their utility has long diminished. Reviews served their purpose. In a world with no information, they allowed us to get a small glimpse into someone else’s experience. But […]

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Photo Essay: CET Japan

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Photos by Rina Lindenmayer, (Soka University of America) Student Correspondent CET Japan, Fall 2017                    

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What the Travel Industry Needs to Know About the Millennial Traveler

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

What the travel industry needs to know about the Millennial Traveler The travel industry is scrambling to adapt to the Millennial Traveler. Most initiatives involve weak attempts at low-hanging fruits, like “let’s build a mobile optimized website” and “let’s do more with social media.” These no-brainer initiatives are table stakes to compete today, not ways […]

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An exploration of Vietnamese Food from North to the South

by Jimmy @

Vietnamese food is simple, yet exciting and loved by millions around the world – me especially. After the first year of travel primarily through Latin America, I felt that I should spend the majority of the second year in the country of my heritage. What I … Read all about it!

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Police: Argument leads to shooting inside Chinatown massage parlor

Police: Argument leads to shooting inside Chinatown massage parlor


Metro US

Police said a man was shot in the face following an argument inside the Saigon Therapy massage parlor on North 10th Street in Chinatown.

Philadelphia Travel Guide | Philadelphia Tourism | Flight Centre South Africa

Philadelphia Travel Guide | Philadelphia Tourism | Flight Centre South Africa


Flight Centre South Africa

Philadelphia HolidaysRenowned as the birthplace of American democracy, Philadelphia is a city bursting at the seams with history and iconic landmarks. Set on the east coast of the United States, Philadelphia lives up to the reputation of its fast-paced neighbour, New York City.A diverse population has lead to an equally diverse social landscape, with Chinatown, Germantown and Little Saigon offering up culture and cuisine in spades. With excellent sightseeing, nightlife, green spaces, retail therapy and a charming personality to boot, Philadelphia is one to watch.

goKonrad's Travel Blog of Adventures in Nearly 100 Countries

goKonrad's Travel Blog of Adventures in Nearly 100 Countries


goKonrad Travel Blog

This travel blog will help you make travel a core part of your life - instead of limiting travel to gap years, retirement, and rushed vacations.

Phillies announce future signing of...Billy Joel

by Twitter @ Billy Penn

The Piano Man is coming back on July 27, and the Phillies are giving him an honorary contract.

British abandon Philadelphia - Jun 18, 1778 - HISTORY.com

British abandon Philadelphia - Jun 18, 1778 - HISTORY.com


HISTORY.com

On this day in History, British abandon Philadelphia on Jun 18, 1778. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Photo Essay: CET Shanghai

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Photos by Chloe Chang (George Washington University) Student Correspondent CET Shanghai, Fall 2017                

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Monthly Update: Saigon, Bangkok, Melbourne – March 2016

by Jimmy @

Greetings from Melbourne! After a three month road trip across America and two months in Saigon, I am finally back in Australia. I spent a week in Melbourne in late August prior to leaving for America and couldn’t wait to … Read all about it!

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The Best Travel Apps You Should Have Before Your Next Trip

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

There are hundreds of travel apps out there and it can be overwhelming for travelers to know which ones they should actually use. My obsession with both travel and tech leads me to try everything that comes to the market. After trying them all, here is my shortlist of best travel apps you actually need before […]

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7 Tips For Startups In Emerging Markets (written for Entrepreneur Magazine)

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

As the founder of TripScout, and as someone who has traveled to over 75 countries, I spend a lot of time with startups, investors, and incubators in emerging markets. The resourcefulness, drive, and vision I see in these markets continues to inspire, and convince me that the “next big thing” is increasingly likely to come […]

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TripScout’s 0 to 1M Users Update: September 2017

by gokonrad @ goKonrad Travel Blog

0 to 1M Update: September 2017 September 2017 Reflections I expected September growth to decline slightly from August as the summer travel season slowed down, but some new growth channels and a continued feature by Apple helped us increase our total user base by 64% from the prior month. In case you missed why I’m sharing […]

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Water park

by noreply@blogger.com (Scott Barber) @ Lemons to Lemonade 2017

Found a water park and spa with hot tubs in  Malaysia yesterday, The Lost World of Tambun. It was a cool American kinda day for kids except lach ate squid balls on a stick for dinner! 

Animated Map

by noreply@blogger.com (Scott Barber) @ Lemons to Lemonade 2017

Back by popular demand, here's the animated map that shows our route around SE Asia:   

https://www.tripline.net/trip/SE_ASIA_2017-4417376441201013A0DEA52C124793FF

Photo Essay: CET Florence

by Anne O'Connor @ CET Academic Programs

Photos by Tessa Carreiro, (Brandeis University) CET Florence, Fall 2017                    

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Side Bar and Restaurant in West Chester Introduces New Menu

Side Bar and Restaurant in West Chester Introduces New Menu

by Kristen Kwiatkowski @ The Town Dish

Side Bar and Restaurant in West Chester is shaking things up with the introduction of its new dinner menu! New Dinner menu starts tonight!! Come check it out! #dinnerideas #fridaynightdinner @westchestermenu @downtownwestchesterpa @greaterwestchester @localizedapp @westchesterrec @shortawn_cornelious A post shared by -SIDE BAR & RESTAURANT- (@sidebarwc) on Jan 12, 2018 at 3:54am PST Check out some […]

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Celebrating Tet in Saigon

by Jimmy @

As a child, every year we always celebrated Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) as it was the most important date in the yearly calendar. It was also be a date that I would dread yet enjoy at the same time. The day would start my … Read all about it!

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Turkish Airlines Offers 15% Discount For Booking Flights Through App

Turkish Airlines Offers 15% Discount For Booking Flights Through App

by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Turkish Airlines is offering a 15% discount for any domestic or international flight booked through its mobile app between now and Saturday. The discount applies to both economy or business-class flights purchased between January 18 and 20, for travel between January 20 through December 31, 2018. The promotion seems to be part of a push to get …

Order Up: Superfood Grain Bowl at The Vegetable Hunter in Harrisburg

Order Up: Superfood Grain Bowl at The Vegetable Hunter in Harrisburg

by Emily Kovach @ The Town Dish

In our new column, “Order Up,” we find the tastiest things to eat and drink in Greater Philadelphia and Central Pennsylvania, and we pass the deliciousness on to you! There are a few food trends we’re more than happy to say goodbye to in 2018. Unicorn lattes? Ta ta! Activated charcoal? We were never quite too sure about that […]

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Secrets for Top College Admission

by Sherry Shay @ Access American Education LLC

There is a high school student who went to high school (by using AAE service) a few years ago. She has received a lot of attention because of scholarship offers from 12 USA universities (full tuition scholarship from Harvard, Yale and Stanford) and becomes a role model for many Vietnamese patents who

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