Author Archive | Gerard

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Turns out I’m royalty

Last year, I visited family in Hue, Vietnam to discover my roots. For the longest time, I asked my dad why my last name was different from his. Mine is Bao, his is Vinh. He said it was because, “we come from a royal dynasty where the last name changes from generation to generation.” I… Read more…

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Snapshots from Angkor

I know it’s long over, but here it is – Angkor in photos! Last July, we boarded a bumpy bus ride to cross the border from Vietnam to Cambodia. We know little about the country before coming here. In fact, the only reason Cambodia was on our list was because I wanted to see Angkor… Read more…

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30 years: 30 travel experiences

Yes. I turned 30, I kissed farewell to my 20’s and am entering a new decade of my life. While I feel I’ve barely scratched the surface of seeing all the crazy things Earth has to offer…  It’s good to look back and reflect on some of my most memorable moments around the globe. And… Read more…

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