Road leading to one of Phu Quoc’s beaches. image courtesy Motormanner

An Epic Vietnamese Motorcycle Road Trip

… This is a guest post by Laura Knight of Motormanner … Vietnam is a mix of old and new (as is much of Southeast Asia these days). You can travel to almost any part of the country, even random, ramshackle garages that sell petrol out of water bottles, and find perfect, high speed Wi-Fi.Read More

Paradise Peak on Halong Bay, image courtesy of Paradise Cruises

Why You Need (at least) Two Nights on a Halong Bay Cruise

Spending a night on Vietnam’s Halong Bay is on many a travel wish list, but after experiencing it for myself I’ve realized there’s a slight problem with that idea. One night on a Halong Bay cruise may be lovely, but when you finally make it to this natural wonder you should really stay for atRead More

Villa Song Boutique Hotel Saigon

Villa Song Saigon Boutique Hotel Review

Recently I read a quote from a life coach who claimed most people spend more time planning their annual holiday than they do plotting their career path. As I was about to scoff at such a ridiculous idea I caught myself. And remembered just how many hours I put into organising my trip to CambodiaRead More

Mekong Cruise at Sunset

Mekong Cruise from Cambodia to Vietnam

There are some who believe cruises are just for old people. Or extremely drunk young people who ain’t looking for nothing but a good time. I used to think that way, and then I did a cruise around the Mediterranean. Followed by another one. Having recently completed my first river cruise down the mighty Mekong,Read More