Vietnam

How to Stay Healthy on Long Flights

Long flights, coupled with layovers and delays can often be the most taxing part of travelling. There’s nothing worse than having to take a day of recovery upon arrival just ...
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Don’t Let a Food Allergy Control You

Food allergies are not only a nuisance, but also a serious health risk. I’ve had a severe peanut allergy since childhood, and it has created many obstacles throughout my years ...
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How Saigon Brought Me to Tears

As I’ve said many times before, Ho Chi Minh City just didn’t do it for me. It was too Westernized and tourist-centric, leaving me totally disconnected, which was a vast ...
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The best ways to get around in Southeast Asia

Forget about airplanes! Flying is often more expensive, time consuming and essentially the dull alternative to getting around Southeast Asia. Stick to land transport – it’s a money and time ...
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Easily Avoidable Scams in Hanoi, Vietnam

It irks me when people let one bad experience form their opinion about a country. I find it rather puzzling when I hear people say things like, “I hate Vietnam ...
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How to Travel like a Local

Bona fide travellers long to experience a destination like the locals. Taking a few tours and visiting main attractions just isn’t enough, and often leaves a huge void due to ...
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