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…

QUY NHON

Checking in to the Gorgeous Anantara Quy Nhon Villas

Thinking of staying at the stunning Anantara Quy Nhon Villas? Here’s a full review to help you decide! Continuing along Alyshia’s leaving-Vietnam trip, we ended in a first for both of us — the beachside city of Quy Nhơn! After…

VIETNAM

Con Dao, Vietnam: An Island Travel Guide

Planning to visit the lesser known Con Dao, Vietnam? Here’s all my best advice based on my trip! Nearly every long term expat I know in Vietnam has fond memories of Côn Đảo. It’s the kind of place you can…

VIETNAM

The Perfect Girls’ Weekend at Anantara Mui Ne

Ahhhh one of the pitfalls of being an expat — the goodbyes! It’s always a little easier if you plan something fun, which is just what we did with our girls’ weekend at Anantara Mũi Né! With one weekend to…