Category Vietnam

Mui Ne, Mui Ne, Mui Ne must be funny…

In a rich man’s world. An apt title for this post as Mui Ne is covered in high end resorts and fancy sailing clubs – most of them Russian owned. We managed to find a great little hotel however, called Xin Chao that even had a pool for $22 a night (including breakfast). But we […]

Drive In

Riding on the back of a motorbike thru the crazy streets of Saigon at night is a memory that will stay with us forever. We had booked the XO foodie tour after reading great things about it on line. However we were both a little nervous. That evening,when the girls arrived to collect us, we […]

Cu Chi Cu Chi Coo

After spending a few hours pricing out a half day tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels we decided to book the group tour with a travel agent across from the hotel as he said there was only 10 other people on the tour. As we were collected that morning and we walked to the bus […]

Miss Saigon?

It was mad to be back in amongst the craziness of Saigon ( Ho Chi Min) almost 7 years on from my trip with Paula. I couldn’t believe how much more commercialised, tourist friendly it had become. Now there are pedestrian crossing and traffic lights… A long way from Paula and I holding hands and […]

Mekong – you Jane!

Another day and another bus journey. Only this time it’s no ordinary bus journey. Today’s challenge would be the 6 hour bus Journey from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). With almost a month spent in Cambodia it was time (according to our Visa) to leave this beautiful country and head to our […]