Month: December 2018

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An is everything you imagine Vietnam to be. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site for a good reason. The historic town is picturesque. However, the reason it’s been designated a UNESCO site is because it is an example of a well-preserved South-East Asian trading port (explains the variety of foods here). Also, one of …

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Hue, Vietnam

As many of you know, one of my favourite narrators is Anthony Bourdain and boy, does he wax poetic about Hue! We put Hue on our itinerary on the way from Hanoi to Hoi An so we didn’t sleep there but it was well worth the stop. I probably had the best shrimp pancake in …

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital and it’s buzzing with life; scooters and people everywhere. When we arrived it was late at night in a car and the one thing that struck us was how people drove their motorcycles. I read somewhere that there are more scooters in Vietnam than people – I don’t know how accurate …

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