Greetings from Melbourne! After a three month road trip across America and two months in Saigon, I am finally back in Australia. I spent a week in Melbourne in late August prior to leaving for America and couldn’t wait to … Read all about it!
This is the second successive year that I’ve returned to Vietnam. The first stint lasted nearly nine months that took me from the north to south; with my recently stay only lasting a quick two months. What can I say – I just love the place! Vietnam is a popular … Read all about it!
As a child, every year we always celebrated Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) as it was the most important date in the yearly calendar. It was also be a date that I would dread yet enjoy at the same time. The day would start my … Read all about it!
Vietnamese food is simple, yet exciting and loved by millions around the world – me especially. After the first year of travel primarily through Latin America, I felt that I should spend the majority of the second year in the country of my heritage. What I … Read all about it!
I recently wrote a story for AWOL about the Vietnamese foods that you may not have heard of, but should try. As I was going through my long list, I realised that it was quite a challenge to not include too many Vietnamese noodle soups into the list. … Read all about it!
Food is one of the reasons as to why we travel. It’s one of life’s pleasures that all of us can relate to, provide a window into a local culture and has the power to connect us with new people … Read all about it!
When I initially settled in Saigon in September, people would ask me what was there was to do here? My response then, was that there wasn’t too much to do except eat – a lot. I’d spend most late afternoons in search of … Read all about it!
When I was a kid, our family would visit the local fast food chain called Henny Penny which specialised in fried chicken. It wasn’t as popular as Kentucky Fried Chicken (now known as KFC), however, it was the main sponsor of the local football … Read all about it!
Whilst I was travelling through Central and South America last year, there was one thought that would plague my mind on a regular basis: Vietnamese food. Not a day would go past as I was sitting at a restaurant and eating a menu … Read all about it!
I’ve been eating a LOT of street food in Vietnam. Look at my Instagram feed and you’ll wonder if I’ll soon be morphing into the Michelin Man. On most occasions, I’d plant myself on the side of the footpath, on … Read all about it!