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Vietnam Rising

Vietnam Rising

Vietnam seems to benefitting from the U.S.-China trade war. What does this mean for the future of manufacturing, supply chains and exports?

2018 Drop Ship Bali Retreat—What I Learned

2018 Drop Ship Bali Retreat—What I Learned

I had a great time at the 2018 Drop Ship Lifestyle Bali Retreat! If you’re into ecommerce, especially drop shipping, then this may be what you’re looking for. I learned so much to apply to my ecommerce businesses, was inspired by so many successful people, and made lasting friendships. Looking forward to Cambodia in 2019!

Sriracha, Once Synonymous to a Generation of Vietnamese In America, is Starting to Catch on in Vietnam

Sriracha, Once Synonymous to a Generation of Vietnamese In America, is Starting to Catch on in Vietnam

Growing up in America, Sriracha, the fiery red hot sauce was a staple in Vietnamese restaurants, especially next to a steaming hot bowl of beef pho. I had already heard of its legendary story, where the Vietnamese immigrant founder, based in California, created the original recipe to sell to the growing Asian population. Now, it seems Vietnam is catching onto this condiment crave, where generations of Vietnamese-Americans grew up to love this American sensation.


A Year After Trump Ends TPP, It Marches On Without The United States

What ever happened to TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership)? U.S. President Donald Trump scrapped it early 2017, so what’s the latest?

#1 Place to Source Products From China

Where’s the best place to source your products? Try the Canton Fair, the world’s largest trade show in China!

Apple Supplier Shifting Production from China to Vietnam: Is this Just the Beginning?

In the advent of the U.S.-China trade war, more China manufacturers are finding themselves between a rock and a hard place. One way to thwart President Trump's trade war is by routing supply chains through nearby Vietnam. Is this the beginning of a bigger trend?...

My 2-Year Digital Nomad Journey: Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand and Da Nang, Vietnam

I started my digital nomad journey nearly two years ago but, in actuality, I have been holding this desire for years now. As I reflect on my decision, learn if I made the right choice and what I would do differently.

Digital Nomad Guide: What’s It Like Living in Danang, Vietnam

Ever thought of traveling to Asia long-term as a digital nomad? Learn Justin Douglas' experience and why he thinks Danang, Vietnam is one of the best places in Asia to work location independently online. In this episode, I cover the cost-of-living, the pluses and...