Better be prepared
The Reporter's Notebook
Last updated 2/10/2021 at 7:41am
When you travel, expect the unexpected.
Always have money on you for the country you are visiting. My first trip to Vietnam started out as an embarrassment, and nearly was a disaster. I forgot to exchange money before leaving Hong Kong, so when I got off the plane in Saigon, I only had U. S travel checks with me.
I got my bag and headed to the bus for transport to my hotel. Before I could get t...