Food File: Yoghurt Coffee

Yoghurt coffee has got to be the perfect breakfast: yoghurt for calcium and protein and those little probiotic thingies that look so cute when they jump up and down.

5 years ago

Easy Riding in Dalat

The plan for our first full day in Dalat was for Darling Man and the kids to hang with his relatives while I took an Easy Rider motorbike tour.

5 years ago

Another Day, Another Travel Disaster

Darling Man and I are both university-educated professionals. We are organised, on-time and wise in the ways of the world. So we are baffled when things go wrong. And.

5 years ago

Living In A Construction Village

One of the selling points of our new house was its isolation, all the way at the end of a cul-de-sac with no neighbours apart from empty blocks of.

5 years ago

Phabulous Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet is a fascinating place usually bypassed by visitors, who breeze through on their way to the resort town of Mui Ne 17 kms down the road. Mui.

6 years ago

Phan Thiet Pet Cafe, A Lizard Love Story

The night before Mothers Day, my girls weekend away sidekick fulfilled her wish to eat dong lizard. We were sitting at a little place overlooking the Ca Ty River,.

6 years ago

Food File: Banh Da Cua Hai Phong (Crab Noodle Soup, Hai Phong-Style)

I am being bombarded with information about new Vietnamese dishes … and I’m in heaven. Well, most of the time I’m in heaven. It’s a bit hellish to have.

6 years ago

Food File: Cari Cua (Vietnamese Crab Curry)

Sometimes you stumble upon a dish so good that your powers of communication desert you. You’re left blurting out inane exclamations like “oh my God” and “this is so.

6 years ago