Novica Giveaway

I need your help, guys. I need to give away some e-vouchers from Novica, a fair trade company affiliated with National Geographic. A few weeks ago Novica asked me.

1 year ago

Death Anniversaries

Dad died two years ago today. He died mid-sentence, sitting with a bunch of Rotarians in the Solomon Islands at the end of the first day of their charity.

1 year ago

What To Do In Ho Chi Minh City

Preparations are underway for an old friend to visit us in Ho Chi Minh City. And the preparations are taking the form of planning what we’re going to do.

1 year ago

Vietnam With Kids: 23 More Travel Tips For Families

Vietnam is a great country to visit with kids, even though it can appear quite daunting at first. Don’t be daunted — just do it! There are many many.

1 year ago

Book Review: A Week In Hoi An

The ancient port town of Hoi An in central Vietnam is a beautiful place. At least, it is if you know how to see the beauty. (You may remember,.

1 year ago

Food File: Bun Moc

Bun moc (bún mọc) is one of the lesser-known Vietnamese noodle soups. And like a lot of lesser-known dishes, I had never even heard of it until Darling Man.

1 year ago

The First Day At School

Today was Miss M’s first day at school – a proper “big” school with a primary section for kids aged up to 11. If we lived in Australia in.

1 year ago

Ghost Month in Vietnam

It’s Ghost Month in Vietnam and that means people are making offerings to any ghosts who may be floating about, including those of dead ancestors who may have popped.

1 year ago