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.

4 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.

4 years ago

The Truth About Cats And Dogs In Vietnam – Part II

Two months ago I was on the brink of becoming a cat-murderer. The pain of losing not one but two birds to rogue street cats had both Darling Man.

5 years ago

Saigon Street Eats Update

It’s been just over three months since we launched our street food tours in Ho Chi Minh City and we have been blown away by the response to our.

5 years ago

Food File: Goi Ca Mai (Vietnamese Raw Fish Salad)

One of the local specialties of Vung Tau, an hour’s ferry ride from Ho Chi Minh City, is a Vietnamese raw fish salad called gỏi cá mai. Darling Man doesn’t.

5 years ago

Everyday Adventures: A Flat Tyre

Footpaths in Ho Chi Minh City are usually crowded chaotic places. They are the domain of little coffee stands, motorbike parking, games of Chinese checkers and temporary stalls selling.

5 years ago

Review: Tanei Guesthouse In Siem Reap

Our Cambodia trip was all about the ancient temples of Angkor Wat. I wanted to show Darling Man and Miss M one of the most amazing places I’d ever.

5 years ago

Food File: Moules Et Frites From France

Thrilled as I was to spot some street food in “my” new village of La Gavotte, just outside Marseille, I was less thrilled about the thought of eating streetside.

5 years ago