Viewing posts from July, 2015

Osaka in one day

Finally, the SE Asia leg of our journey has come to an end. We are very sad, it's been a great few months there, but also we have the excitement that comes with going to somewhere very different. We are now in Osaka, Japan, and it's quite a ...

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A week in North Vietnam

Arriving in the morning on the overnight train from Hoi An, the first thing to hit me about Hanoi was the heat and humidity. We’d arrived in mid-July, coinciding with the rainy season, but I was still surprised by the difference between North and South Vietnam, Hanoi being appreciably ...

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Hoi An

Hoi An is a chocolate-box town. Picturesque, charming and smack-bang in the center of Vietnam's coastline. It's particularly pretty at nightfall when lanterns and floating candles illuminate the old quarter, and show off the old architecture and the Japanese bridge to their fullest. It's so pretty in ...

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Top 5 Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh City

We travelled from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon, in a slightly rickety, old bus, so we were glad to arrive at our hotel in district 1, the main tourist area. From here, you have access to a limitless number of bars and restaurants, the main tourist attractions ...

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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do --- Mark Twain

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