Vietnam

Photo Memoirs

Photo Memoirs

Due to life and work commitments, (you know how it is!) I haven’t been able to travel as much as I’d like to this year. I’ve been reminiscing a lot about the expeditions I have been able to go on, so thought it would be only fitting […]

Riding a bike in Mai Chau

Riding a bike in Mai Chau

Mai Chau is nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains, just under four hours out of Hanoi. It’s a rural, village community run by ethnic minority families making a living through rice farming and home stays for tourists. Initially we had planned to visit Sapa […]

One night in Halong Bay – Stellar Cruises

One night in Halong Bay – Stellar Cruises

Thousands of stunning limestone islands and emerald waters make up this beautiful UNESCO world heritage site. Halong translates to ‘descending dragon’, the name stems from legend that saw a mystical dragon descend into the sea then charge back towards the coast, its tail carving out […]

Vietnamese Eats – A Restaurant Guide

Vietnamese Eats – A Restaurant Guide

Vietnamese food is considered one of the healthiest cuisines in the world, known for its freshness and distinct flavours. There are loads of great places to eat at, in this beautiful country, including many street food stalls but in this post I’m going to fill […]

Ho Chi Minh on the back of a bike!

Ho Chi Minh on the back of a bike!

This city had undergone a few name changes over the years, originally a fishing village known as Prey Nokor, it was then changed to Gia Djnh, then changed again by the French to the more commonly known Saigon and finally in 1975 it was named Ho Chi […]