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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The move to Vietnam can be confusing enough without worrying about which documents you’re going to need. There’s a lot of conflicting information and babble online about which documents you should bring and which ones…

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One of my favourite things about life in Asia is the affordability of beauty treatments. From eyelash extensions to body scrubs, beauty here is budget-friendly. However, all salons and spas were not created equal, and finding…

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No two weeks in Saigon are ever the same, but they do tend to follow a rough pattern. Last week, I kept a brief diary to give you an insight into what a ‘typical’ week…

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