Teaching English in Saigon means stepping into an alternate universe where teachers are well-paid, socially desirable, dissolute hell-raisers--and I'm glamorous, exotic, and well-off. It's also a blank space in terms of my expectations: I speak no Vietnamese, and my knowledge of the culture is limited to pho and Full Metal Jacket. I intend to learn, have fun, and make friends and money--and then write about it all for your reading pleasure.
Now with 100% more sass!
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Let There Be Light! ...followed by a bit more darkness.