Angkor Wat Temple in Cambodia

5 fascinating archaeological sites in Vietnam and Cambodia


A journey to Southeast Asia isn’t just about tasting delicious food, exploring fantastic natural landscapes or lounging on beautiful beaches. On top of all that, the region is home to some of the most interesting archaeological sites in the world. With many surrounded by the jungle, a trip to some of the fantastic sites of… Read More

Street view in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam

Old Quarter Street in Hanoi, Vietnam


Today’s travel photo is the view of a quiet street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi in Vietnam. I took this photo while having a beer on the balcony of a bar/restaurant that I came across. It was a good spot to just watch life go by on the street below. Also, it only cost… Read More

Boats on the Mekong at Cai Rang Floating market, Vietnam

Boats at Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho, Vietnam


Today’s travel photo is of some people trading from their boats on the Mekong River at Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho, Vietnam. Although it is no longer the huge market that it once was, Cai Rang is still a hive of activity with traders coming from all over the Mekong Delta and upstream… Read More

Rice fields and mountains in Vang Vieng, Laos

Southeast Asia: My Favourite Place in 5 Countries


In all of my travels around the world over the years, the majority of my time has been spent in Asia. In fact, I’ve probably spent the good part of a year of my life over there. In Southeast Asia, so far I have visited five countries – well, six including Singapore – and I… Read More

Bamboo footbridge in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Bamboo Footbridge in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

1 comment

Today’s travel photo is of a bamboo footbridge in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. These bridges are quite common in rural parts of Vietnam and other parts of Southeast Asia, and are usually built as a temporary river or creek crossing. Crossing this bridge, I was surprised out how strong it was and I felt quite… Read More

Tan Ky House in Hoi An, Vietnam

Tan Ky House: A Traditional Home in Hoi An, Vietnam


The Old Town of Hoi An in Central Vietnam is full of beautiful old buildings, dating back to its days as an important trading port. The Chinese and Japanese merchants who settled here combined their influences with the local Vietnamese to create a truly unique mix of culture, and the architecture in Hoi An certainly… Read More

View of Halong Bay in Vietnam

Must See Vietnam: 5 Places to Visit


Vietnam is one of those countries that has everything from a traveller’s point of view. It has big busy cities, interesting historical sites, breathtaking natural scenery, great beaches, thrilling adventure activities and mouth watering food. In fact, Vietnam has so much to offer that you could keep coming back time and time again and always… Read More

Columns at Po Nagar Towers in Nha Trang, Vietnam

Columns at Po Nagar in Nha Trang, Vietnam


Today’s travel photo is of the ancient columns leading up to Po Nagar Towers in Nha Trang, Vietnam. These ancient Hindu towers from the 7th-12th centuries were built by the people of the Cham Kingdom which covered all of Central Vietnam. It is a great site to check out in Nha Trang…if you can peel… Read More

Making honey tea at a honey farm in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Tasting Honey Tea, Mekong Style in Vietnam


Although the rushed, over crowded and impersonal tour that I joined to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam was far from enjoyable, it did have the occasional small highlight that made it all worth it in the end. One of those moments was stopping at a honey bee farm, which at first appeared to just be… Read More