HALONG BAY

What to Do in Halong Bay + Travel Tips

Wondering what to do in Halong Bay? Here’s a little guide not only for the bay but Halong City and Cát Bà island as well! Oh Ha Long Bay… Ever since the movie Indochine showed off its stunning landscape to…

VIETNAM

19 Vietnamese Drinks You’ve Got to Try

Yes you’ve got the coffee, but there are so many Vietnamese drinks you’ve GOT to try on your visit! Here’s a guide to all the ones I’ve enjoyed during my time! One thing I did not expect while staying here…

TAY NINH

How to Visit Ba Den Mountain from Ho Chi Minh City

Looking for a semi-close escape from the Saigon city air? Hop on over to Ba Den Mountain for the day! Also known as Nui Ba Den or Black Virgin Mountain, this is probably the most popular spot for Saigonese hoping…

HO CHI MINH CITY

8 Beautiful Catholic Churches in Saigon

Want to visit some beautiful Catholic churches in Saigon? Here are a few to add to your list! I have to say for a country of mostly atheists, Vietnam is home to some of seriously stunning religious structures. The really…

SAIGON

43 Things to Do in Saigon: the Ultimate Bucket List

And here it is — my ultimate list of all the best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City! When I first wrote this post ages ago, I’d only come for three days and mainly just did the big…

VIETNAM

How to Plan the Ultimate Leaving Vietnam Trip

So you’re leaving Vietnam. Maybe you were a teacher, worked for an international company, or even just got stuck here during an unexpected global pandemic like me! Here’s a guide to planning just one more trip in easily one of…