1. I quit caring about ants in my tea.
Prior to Vietnam, I was one of those girls. You know the kind: the ones who scream when they see a spider and proceed to leave it under a mug for days. I’m not proud — that’s just how things were. But then I was adopted by the great country of Vietnam, where more often than not, the trà đá (iced tea) comes with a complimentary garnish of protein.