Hiking Minh Dam Mountain + Long Hai Beach

Hiking Minh Dam Mountain + Long Hai Beach

Itching for a day-trip from bustling Saigon, I join Kylie of Internations.org for a day of hiking and relaxing at the beach. What an adventure spending a Saturday outdoors, socializing with a fun group of 16 people, and finally enjoying the beach and pool. It was such...
Vung Tau Travel Guide

Vung Tau Travel Guide

Vung Tau is a popular seaside resort town two hours from Saigon. Who is it for and is it worth your time? Fresh from his return, I get Reekay to share his thoughts, advice, and suggestions when visiting this coastal...
Hanoi Living: Tips & Advice

Hanoi Living: Tips & Advice

I meet up with Andrew Hupert who has made Hanoi his home the last six weeks. Andrew shares with me his advice regarding living in Hanoi, what expat traps to avoid and what potential he sees in Vietnam’s rise as an emerging market, compared to...
Bun Cha Hanoi

Bun Cha Hanoi

Bun Cha Hanoi become a household name when former President Obama dined with foodie sensation Anthony Bourdain at a family-run restaurant in Vietnam’s capital in 2016. Who could forget the iconic image of two well-known stars dining sitting on plastics stools in...
Oktoberfest in Saigon!

Oktoberfest in Saigon!

Friends had invited me to attend an “authentic” Oktoberfest, so I obliged and agreed to paying the 1.5 million VND ($75 USD) entrance fee, which included all night German buffet and beer. The largest Oktoberfest celebration in Vietnam held every year since...
Hanoi Impressions

Hanoi Impressions

On short notice, I got called up last week to fly to Hanoi for a quick 3-day factory tour. This is my second trip to Vietnam’s northern capital in recent memory and, from my quick tour, a place I would like to spend more time in. Flying from Saigon to Hanoi I...