Author Archives: David S. Atkinson

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...

Foreign Versions Of Familiar Products: Vietnam Salt & Seaweed Pringles

I enjoy looking at foreign versions of familiar products when I travel. Products are often geared toward local markets in different ways and it can be interesting to look at those. As a result of this, I picked up Salt … Continue reading

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Vietnam Karaoke

We went out for karaoke our last night in Vietnam, and it was a little different than I expected. For one thing, you rented a private room for your party. This is quite a departure from the bar full of … Continue reading

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Banana Fritters Are Everywhere

Continuing with thoughts on Vietnam, I was thrilled to see a lot of street food in Hoi An. We were going to spend a few days there and I’d get to try a few things (focusing on things cooked right … Continue reading

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What Being The Only Man In A Vietnam Tour Means

On our recent Vietnam trip, I was the only man in the tour group. Out of 15 people, 14 were women. Other than our guide, all were women except for me. Of the tourists, all but me. What does this … Continue reading

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Pausing The Vietnam Stuff: Apocalypse All the Time Goodreads Giveaway!

The goodreads giveaway for Apocalypse All the Time is now open! Closes for entries January 5. Goodreads Book Giveaway Apocalypse All the Time by David S. Atkinson Giveaway ends January 05, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway … Continue reading

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Order Ye Egg Coffee While Ye May

I missed my chance to order an egg coffee. We ran into this drink on our recent Vietnam trip while up in Hanoi. Our group went to a restaurant that decided to do a demonstration of how egg coffee is … Continue reading

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Snicker (Vietnam related)

Continuing with memories of our recent Vietnam trip: I know I shared this on Facebook already, but I’m sharing it here again. Snicker. The cake graphic makes it even better. Yes, I know it isn’t funny in Vietnamese. I love … Continue reading

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