Breakfast, so they say, is the most important meal of the day. But I disagree: it’s definitely brunch. Luckily for me, Ho Chi Minh City is packed with excellent places to stuff your face. This…

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Last week I posted about the mistakes I made in Vietnam, so it seemed only right that I follow it up with a list of the things I got right. In hindsight, I know that…

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As a fat foreigner, it can be difficult finding clothes in Saigon. You drive past boutique after boutique boasting cute, ridiculously cheap clothing, knowing that none of it will ever fit you. There’s H&M which,…

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When you move to a new country, you’re bound to make a few mistakes. They’re unavoidable, and they’re ok. You really do learn from them. As an Asia-virgin with no solo travel experience, mistakes were frequent, and…

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Heading to Vietnam but looking for a more authentic experience than the oft-bemoaned backpacker street? Some travellers describe Saigon as lacking in culture, especially compared to its more-charming capital counterpart, Hanoi. Quaint, it ain’t. However,…

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