Best massage ever for $15 (Vietnam)

Best massage ever for $15 (Vietnam)

I was mentally exhausted after going to see a tailor last night and ordering a whole range of clothes (who knew there were so many different types of fabrics,patterns, lining, buttons…) so I started the day with a wonderful massage for a mere $15. Although the...
Hoi An – a blissful place (Vietnam)

Hoi An – a blissful place (Vietnam)

 When you travel by bus (even the fancy “air conditioned” tourist ones) in Vietnam don’t expect to get to where you are going on time. Factor in a extra hour or so and you are about right.Our first taste of bus travel was late, not as air conditioned...
Hue, an impossible ladder and some elephants (Vietnam)

Hue, an impossible ladder and some elephants (Vietnam)

 A beautiful day dawned and I was up at 5.30am as I’m still not used to the early morning heat. A breakfast of bread, orange juice (with a lot of sugar in the bottom) and a rather greasy mushroom omelette and I was ready to face the day. It was a rather odd experience...
Getting to grips with Saigon

Getting to grips with Saigon

    Room with a viewThis  mornings adventure was to walk to the Jade Pagoda. After walking for an hour and asking a bunch of locals we had to admit defeat as no where knew where the right street was let alone the Pagoda. We consoled ourselves with a cold green...
How to cross a road in Saigon

How to cross a road in Saigon

Ahh the first real day of our holiday as we wake up to the sights and sounds of Saigon. A truly extravagant breakfast awaited us on the top floor with a wonderful mix of western and Vietnamese food. Stepping outside to take some photos the heat really hits me. I...

My first thoughts of Vietnam

I’m currently on a 2 week holiday in Vietnam.   Weather – like walking around in a sauna Food – delicious! People – friendly Traffic – loud, beepy and very entertaining crossing the road. Record so far is 4 people on one scooter.   Photos...

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