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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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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One of the biggest concerns I had prior to moving to Vietnam was what to bring with me. I’d never been to Asia before so I had only a limited idea of what I’d need.…

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I’ve had my fair share of bad luck on my travels over the past year: getting stranded on an island with one of the most annoying people I’ve ever met, sunburn, sickness and turning up…

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