Food File: Bun Rieu

Bún riêu is a truly sensational Vietnamese street food — if you forgo the blood cubes. People have told me blood cubes don’t have much taste beyond a mild.

2 years ago

Vietnam’s Fake Meat Phenomenon

Darling Man and I have been hard at work eating our way through Ho Chi Minh City’s vegetarian options. We wanted to include a vegetarian street food tour in.

2 years ago

Still Rocking It (With Mid-Autumn Madness)

Miss M can no longer be called a baby. She is a month shy of three, with long straight legs and hair down to the middle of her back..

2 years ago

My Brave New Life Anniversary

It’s a year since I walked away from my corporate job in Singapore with grand plans to become a location independent entrepreneur. And what a year it’s been. Not.

2 years ago

Meet The Dropouts: Di, The Globetrotting Gran

Meet Di, a 50-something palliative care nurse who retrained as an English language teacher and set off on some amazing adventures. Di is an inspiration for many reasons. Her.

2 years ago

A Dream Distilled

(Flashback post*.) The backroads of Provence. Wildflowers. Blue skies, bright sun, a cool breeze in my face. This was my cycling dream. It was supposed be a month-long family.

2 years ago

The Mi Quang Quest

Mi Quang is a noodle soup from central Vietnam, full of soft yellow noodles, prawn, pork, quail eggs, peanuts and shredded lettuce and herbs. It’s one of those dishes.

2 years ago

Moon Cake Surprise

The mid-autumn festival is approaching and all over Vietnam moon cake stalls are springing up. We found this one when we stopped for petrol at the weekend. Darling Man.

2 years ago