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I ate a lot of amazing food while traveling and I made sure not to pho-get to show you what I ate in Vietnam! I ate a lot of Pho, which is a Vietnamese soup made of broth, rice noodles, herbs, and meat. It's perhaps one of Vietnam's most famous dishes and popular street in restaurants and as street food. I tried many variations throughout the country, including one from a street stall that told me and my companions that it was made from "special cow." I'm still not quite sure what that special cow was...

It’s 2011. And that means it is either the year I turn 30 and do the most awesome thing I’ve ever done or that it’s the year I turn 30 and chicken out and be lame. Those were the first words I wrote here in 2011. This year, as the year changed from 2011 to 2012, I was on a Halong Bay New Year's Eve cruise, standing on the edge of a boat to little fanfare. There was a group of people dancing in the cabin. There was a group of people who climbed to the top of the canopy. I had...