Wowsers, THAT Was A Long And Bumpy Trip!

Sydney is much cheaper to fly to than Brisbane from Ho Chi Minh City. It’s also my baby sister’s current hometown. So it seemed only sensible to begin our.

3 years ago

I Sleep, You Sit: A Toddler’s Perspective On International Travel

“Tonight we are going to sleep on the plane,” I reminded Miss M this morning. “No,” she said forcefully. “I sleep. You sit. And then we see Nanna.” And.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Black

For some, black is an absence of colour. For others, it’s a backdrop to make colours pop. Black can be as mysterious and as beautiful as the night. Here.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Orange

Orange, the colour that inspired this series. This is what happened: We’d only been back in Vietnam a few weeks and we were still rediscovering Ho Chi Minh City..

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Yellow

Yellow for me is a happy colour and in Vietnam it signifies good luck. At this time of year, just before Tet, Ho Chi Minh City is full of.

3 years ago

Colours of Vietnam – Red

Vietnam is a visual feast of colours. Even on the dreariest day in the middle of the wet season in Ho Chi Minh City, splashes of colour will leap.

3 years ago

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Tet

The pre-Tet excitement is building in Ho Chi Minh City. In every street, the sound of renovations ring out — the harsh shriek of metal being cut and the.

3 years ago

Banh Canh Cha Ca (Noodle Soup With Fish Cake)

Bánh canh chả cá is a noodle soup with thick slippery round noodles and slices of fish cake. It was one of our regular cheap and cheerful dinners when Miss M.

3 years ago