Tam Coc, Ninh Binh

On the morning of our departure to Ninh Binh I woke up feeling ill. The dreaded travelling tummy problems had finally got me and to put it bluntly… I didn’t think I could make the 2 hour journey to the our next stop gracefully. Ninh Binh has rapidly become a top tourist attraction, offering the…

Hanoi and Ha Long Bay

Our last stop was north Vietnam where we would be based for 8 nights exploring the capital city Hanoi, Ha Long Bay and Ninh Binh. We arrived in Hanoi at night via a Vietnam Airlines flight sandwiched between a group of American High School students feeling pretty old. We progressed through immigration with relative ease…

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Now I am not going to lie and say that leaving the safety and cleanliness of Singapore to jet off to Cambodia wasn’t a little nerve-racking. Just like Bangkok, a range of thoughts were trailing through my mind on the short 2hr flight to Siem Reap, about the water, getting ill, what would I eat?…

Singapore

After a short 2hr 30min flight from Bangkok, we arrived in Singapore. Straight away there was a clear difference in the feel of the place. Immigration was slower but seeing more food and drink from home was a pleasant surprise. Immigration was so slow that when we finally got through, our luggage was off the…

A Nervous Traveller in Bangkok!

Soon after planning our holiday travelling to 4 parts of south-east Asia over three weeks, I wrote a post titled “A Time to Travel…”. It was here I stated how I wanted see more of the countries that we visit on a more personal level instead of ‘window shopping’ through the safety of a 4…