How to Cross a Road in Hanoi

Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, is full of mopeds. How do you cross a road where none of them stop?

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One Night with Cristina on Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Ha Long Bay in northern Vietnam is one of the new 7 Natural Wonders of the World, alongside other greats like Komodo National Park of Indonesia, Table Mountain of South Africa, and the Great Majestic Gorge of Your Mum. I did a one-night, two-day tour, spending the night on a ship called Cristina. Here’s a photo…

The Vietnamese Sleeper Train (featuring a cockroach called Roy)

Any traveller will say that the best part of travel is the meeting of awesome people. They’ll either tell you in person if you’re unlucky enough to have a travel-addict friend that bores you to death with their stories every other night in the pub, or their lame-ass WordPress blog will say “meeting people is…

East. I’m Heading East!

You might’ve noticed the tumbleweeds tumbling past this place with alarming regularity recently, but I have a new trip booked. Asia here I come! Tomorrow I’m heading to Vietnam for a week or so, then crossing over into Cambodia for as many days as I’ve been able to eke out of my schedule. It’ll be…