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Vietnam by Motorcycle – There and Gone to Saigon Well, after 10 major stops, open roads and congested traffic, a new exhaust, clutch, front & rear brakes, tons of new friends,...

It was honestly tough to leave Dalat after spending a busy few days and recognizing that our 30 day visa was coming to an end. Our next destination would be Mui...

This week’s Foody Friday will feature a dish that I indulged in at least twice daily, if not more. It’s a perfect breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night snack. It’s absolutely...

Day 12 After spending much more money than anticipated due to the purchase of a suit and some other odds and ends we knew we’d better set our sights on the...

If you’re planning on travelling through Vietnam, whether you’re starting in Hanoi and heading south or starting in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and heading north be ready to eat Pho...

Day 7 After two incredible days in Phong Nha it was again time to set our sights on the next destination, the historical city of Hue. We’d met a cool Scottish...

Day 4 We’d planned on making it to Phong Nha in 2 days from Ninh Binh, however, after a solid 3-day trek we rounded the corner on the Ho Chi Minh...

Day 1 After taking the A1 from Hanoi south, it was time to head to a more scenic, traffic free, and rolling road – the Ho Chi Minh Highway (HCMH). We...