Hanoi Old Quarter Free Walking Tour

Ah Hanoi, it was our final stop of the motorbike journey that started in Ho Chi Minh and spanned some 2,000km across the country. Among the chaos of desperately trying to sell our bikes and each form our own plans of what to do next, we took some time to go on the hostel’s free […]

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Beauty Products I Use Backpacking In Asia

Without sounding cocky, I get a lot of compliments on my skin. That’s not to say that I don’t have breakouts, in fact, my skin has been the worst it has been in a long time whilst I’ve been backpacking – a combination of sweat, dirty streets, and a different diet to what I’m used […]

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Phong Nha 

Driving into Phong Nha was some of the most beautiful scenery I’d seen on our whole journey from Ho Chi Minh upwards. Lush green foliage sat densely on all sides of the road, as the sun was setting I caught glimpses of cattle and small wooden houses as we drove over rivers and through bright […]

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Exploring an abandoned theme park in Vietnam

After visiting the imperial city in Huế , we spent the afternoon on a much more unique tour. We drove our bikes out to an abandoned half-constructed theme park. Driving along the broken up pavement, you first approach a gigantic structure protruding from the middle of a lake, a dragon’s head with a gaping snarling […]

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Huế Imperial City

Huế was formerly the imperial capital of Vietnam. Inside the Kinh thành (citadel) sits a walled city complex, housing several palaces, temples, courtyards and gardens from imperial rule. The building of the now UNESCO World Heritage site began in 1804, the last Vietnamese emperors still reigned there until the mid 1900s. However, the site did […]

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