Trails and Tales – A Walking Tour Of Saigon

It occurred to me lately, after spending a year living in a new city, that I’d become fixated on its current state. Finding my feet within a new culture had required a leap of faith. All of my energy was focused on catching up, and then keeping pace with the whirlwind adventure I’d latched onto. Living…

Giang Dien Waterfalls

There is rarely a greater treasure than spending a night under the stars. Something about the stillness is liberating, calming and serene. In a clearing under a canopy of tall trees we ignited a tray of coals and watched the warm flames dance. As the night sank into a deep darkness we cooked a feast worthy…

10 Lost Pleasures Of Vietnam.

They say the best things in life are free! Piercing the seal of a coffee jar, finding money in a pair of old jeans or watching a friend take a tumble. Immense pleasures in the simplest form. Life’s full of these moments, but often we take them for granted. In October I moved to Vietnam…

Our First Month In Vietnam

For the past few years the thought of settling down anywhere had been as unwelcome as a fart in a spacesuit, (thank you Billy Connolly). It was against every normal instinct, a notion as a backpacker, I’d striven to avoid. I was nomadic, always on the move and looking for something new. As my Nan…