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Experiencing Cat Cat Village, in Sapa, Vietnam

Cat Cat Village is a small Hmong village located in the Muong Hoa Valley in Sapa, popular with tourists. But is it worth visiting?

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Using LAMBDAs in Google Sheets to Create Filler Data

Google Sheets LAMBDAs are a bit of a strange beast. In this post I'll try to make their use clearer, by showing you how to use them to create filler data for queries.

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Climbing Fansipan Mountain, in Sapa, Vietnam

Fansipan Mountain, the highest peak in Indochina, is popular among tourists and locals alike. It's a beautiful place to visit, with spectacular views from the peak.


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Fix "Cannot find module ..." TypeScript errors in VS Code

"Cannot find module" errors can pop-up when using TypeScript with VS Code. In this post I'll show you how to properly set up your IDE to avoid these errors.

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5 Ways to Redirect URLs in Next.JS

There are several ways to implement static and dynamic URL redirection in Next JS. In this post, we'll explore 5 different methods you can use, and some of their caveats.

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Fix "Unknown at rule @tailwind" errors in VS Code

TailwindCSS can be great for styling, but VS Code isn't set up for it by default. In this post, I'll show you how to fix "Unknown at rule @..." errors in VS Code.

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Understanding PostgreSQL RLS, and When to Use it

Row Level Security, or RLS, is one of PostgreSQL's most powerful features. But what exactly is it, and why would you need it?

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In a World with AI, Where Will the Future of Developers Lie?

A lot has been said about the future of AI and how it will affect the job market. In this post, I give my prediction of what the next generation of developers will be.

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Build a Weather Widget Using Next.js

In this Next.js tutorial, we'll learn how to create a simple weather widget using Next.js, React, and OpenWeatherMap.

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Build a Simple Contact Form with Next.JS and Netlify

In this how-to, I show you how to use Netlify’s serverless form handling to manage forms without extra API calls, and only minimal JavaScript.


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Botanical Gardens, Montreal, Canada - Revisited

A must see if you're in Montreal during the warmer weather, the Botanical Gardens house one of the most extensive collections of plants in the world.

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Canadian Tulip Festival, Ottawa, Canada

The festival began with a gift of 100,000 tulip bulbs from the Dutch Royal Family. Since then, the tulip festival has grown to become the largest in the world!

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Bamboo River Raft Cruise, Hoa Binh, Vietnam

Camping Song Boi is a camping, shallow swimming, and river raft area in Hoa Binh, Vietnam. It's a great place to relax and enjoy a boat ride along the river.

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Da Nang Beaches - Pham Van Dong vs. My Khe

Da Nang is quite well known for its beaches, but there are two main beaches: Pham Van Dong beach and My Khe beach. How do they fare, and which one is better?

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Thinking about Taking a Sleeper Bus in Vietnam?

We decided to take a sleeper bus from Hanoi to Sapa, and it was an *interesting* experience. Here's what it was like, and what you can expect...

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Visiting the Marble Mountains in Da Nang, Vietnam

Marble Mountains, or Ngu Hanh Son in Vietnamese, is the name given to five limestone mountains located in the south of Da Nang city, in Vietnam.

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Sapa CatCat Hills Resort & Spa in Sapa, Vietnam

CatCat Hills Resort was the 2nd of 3 hotels I stayed at in Sa Pa, and is located in the Cat Cat Village area. Here's what I thought of it...


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