I have devoured many different foods all over Vietnam, from Hanoi all the way to Phú Quốc and everywhere in between (that's over 15 major cities) over the course of 7 months. What I am about to tell you is the most delicious of the foods that I have ever eaten (not only in Vietnam but in my entire life). And it all came down to this little restaurant shop in the formal imperial city of Huế, Vietnam. Click on the title to read more!

I recently visited Phú Quốc Island in May 2018. Phú Quốc island is off the south coast of Vietnam, actually being closer to Cambodia. I wrote about some of the activities I did. Click on the title to read some more!

UPDATE I originally wrote this article on 29th November 2009 and it was published in the Trinidad Guardian. This is a snapshot of the article. Due to a relaunch of their website, a lot of their content has since been lost including my article, so here it is.

After months of deliberation and procrastination, I have finally found the time to upgrade my own website. It's now running on Drupal 7. I decided to change the theme and keep it simple. A neat layout and also mobile friendly theme is what I was aiming for. Thanks to the many contributors at Drupal, finding a user contributed simple and clean theme was not very hard at all.

If you still happen to be maintaining a Drupal 5 or 6 website for a client you may encounter this problem of getting access denied even though you correctly entering the right username and password.

The first place to check, (and this is the most common solution), is to check the Sessions table in your mySQL database. Try repairing this table and that should do the trick. An easy way to do this is to use PHPMyAdmin.

This is a small tidbit of information in the event that you wanted to alter the Drupal search results page. You can add a custom CSS class to the last search result item (for whatever reason you may have). In my case, I wanted to remove the border-bottom from the last result, so I had to add a special CSS class to do this.

Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Override template_preprocess_search_results

This is a small Drupal 7 tip if you wanted to create a custom node view and force a node template to use this custom node view.

Use case

Let's say you are creating a custom node template for a node of type "grades". You may need to show/hide specific fields in your content type for your Grades template. (This is just an example but you can use this tip in various ways).

The Steps

    You can create a new view mode by putting this code into your custom module:

  1. /**
    * Implements hook_entity_info_alter().
    function MYMODULE_entity_info_alter(&$entity_info) {
    $entity_info['node']['view modes']['custom_teaser'] = array(
    'label' => t('Your Custom Teaser'),
    'custom settings' => TRUE,

I found this video online with various scenes in Trinidad. Much locals become insensitive to the beautiful landscape that exists in Trinidad and Tobago. Not me.

Timelapsing Through Trinidad from Kevin Huggins

Well here goes: I was told that if I put this on my website, I would get free pudding.
I just could not turn down this offer. Anxiously waiting...

Charlie's Pudding Toronto

PS - If you found this place from this website, you can do me a great favour by just mentioning this to the cashier. Thanks!

I am sorry, this is going to be a short post, but this picture paints a thousand laughs and then some! :)

Jack Warner

And you if you didn't catch the joke, watch this video:

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