Saigon scooters

Why You Shouldn’t Overstay Your Vietnamese Visa

“Please come this way.” The young immigration officer ushered me towards an open door, his immaculately-polished shoes squeaking slightly on...

Stuart, scooter, and rickety bridge, Mekong road trip

An Epic 11-Day Scooter Trip Through the Mekong Delta

My epic 11 day scooter road trip through Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

Snails and beer in Saigon

Snails, seafood and soup in Saigon

I love Saigon. I also love street food. Match made in heaven?  You bet. Perhaps even more than the rest...

Scooters in Vietnam

Why I love riding scooters in Asia

I have a confession to make. It’s kind of embarrassing really. *deep breath* Ok, here goes I don’t have a...

Roadside stall, Vietnam

The kids of South East Asia

There’s no doubt that kids everywhere are cute, but for some reason the miniature citizens of South East Asia seem...

Leopard close-up

Some of the Stupidest Things I’ve Done While Travelling

As you know, I’ve been doing this travelling thing for a while now.  I’d like to think that I’ve got...

Dreaming of South East Asia

It’s a funny thing, you know. Something I’ve realised about myself over the years is that I don’t deal well...

Taking It Slow: Public Transport in South East Asia

I can’t think of anywhere else I’ve been with such diversity of public transport options as South East Asia. If...

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