One Week in Hoi An

Mr Anh and Mr Cuba delivered us straight to our guesthouse a little out of town, where we promptly fell asleep because it’s very tiring sitting on the back of a motorbike on a sealed highway for five hours (apparently). The next day we woke up refreshed, found an amazing pho restaurant two doors down […]

Hue to Hoi An by Motorbike

There are lots of cheap hop-on-hop-off and minibus options for getting between Hue and Hoi An but Leigh wanted to do the trip by motorbike, a la Top Gear. Leigh doesn’t have a motorbike license Under Vietnamese law, only Vietnamese licenses are acceptable even if you do have a motorbike license in your own country […]

Hue & the DMZ

Bright and shiny (that is, smelly and dishevelled) off the train at 7am in Hue, we decided to walk to our hotel. Our bags were pretty heavy and it was fairly hot already but we stopped for a rest in a park by the river and decided to ignore the fact that we needed a break […]

Hanoi to Halong Bay

The food in Hanoi is good. Really good. And cheap. Tasty, cheap and plentiful. We were there for two days and spent about 70% of our time eating. We stayed in the middle of the Old Quarter, just north of Hoàn Kiếm Lake – prime location for some late-night no-frills food. Just around the corner from our […]