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Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

CAT BA. The heart of Ha Long Bay. And the site of my nascent attempts at ‘motorised bicycle riding’. Also I went kayaking and jumped off a boat.

Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa, Vietnam

Interesting factoid: this visit is the closest to China I have as yet been. Turns out we were so close you could practically see over the border. It was also very cold and I got there via a sleeper bus designed for nobody over 5’2″. […]

Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam

Thanks to a combination of events (mainly me spending almost a full week in Hoi An, then deciding ‘I CAN TOTALLY DO CAMBODIA IN THREE DAYS‘), I only got one day in Hanoi. This was… sad. I did rather love it though; where Saigon is […]

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

aka. Saigon. aka. a wonderful mix of history and increasing hipster leanings, what with all the coffee shops. aka. absolute traffic chaos the likes of which nobody in the Western world will ever get used to.

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An was my favourite place in Vietnam, and not just because of the easy access to tailors and therefore clothes that actually properly fit me. (Unlike anything bought in UK shops.) Want a lively place, filled with coffee shops and beautiful beaches and glorious […]

Cambodia in 3 days: a cautionary tale

Cambodia in 3 days: a cautionary tale

Can you do the highlights of Cambodia in 3 days? If we define ‘the highlights’ to be Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields then yes, you can. Does that mean you should do it in 3 days? That was the question I (apparently) decided to […]

Photos from Mui Ne

Photos from Mui Ne

Photos from Mui Ne, Vietnam, September 2015.