Rollercoasters in Phnom Penh

After eight hours on a bus and a two hour border crossing, we finally arrived in the bustling…

Ho Chi Min City

Nothing, not even the mean streets of Hanoi had prepared us for Ho Chi Min. This was a…

Brothels and beards in Nha Trang

Ah Nha Trang. Russia’s answer to the Costa Del Sol. Beautiful? No. Fun? Definitely. We spent four days…

Historic Hoi An

Hoi An is a gem of a town. The perfect blend of beaches, cheap (but stylish) accommodation, beautiful…

I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.

Frank Sinatra

Beach life in Hoi An

After chaotic China and landlocked Laos, we were hankering after some beach action and Hoi An, bless it’s…

The ride to Hoi An

Descriptions of the little yellow bus that meanders on a scenic route from the bustling Vietnamese city of…

24 hours in Hanoi

We spent a whirlwind 24 hours in Hanoi, where we struggled with an alarming change of pace after…

Titop to Cat Ba Island

From Titop we set sail for Cat Ba, the largest island in the south-eastern archipelago of Ha Long…

Sunrise over Ha Long Bay

At 5am we stepped sleepily out of our cabin to watch the sunrise over Ha Long Bay. Only…