Mekong life, Sa Dec – Vietnam

Sa Dec - Vietnam

Busy river traffic in Sa Dec, Vietnam. Travel Photos: Sa Dec photo gallery

A tale of two My Tho’s: The tour and independent version of the Mekong

My Tho - Vietnam

After spending so much time in Saigon I figured it was time to see more of the country before going on my next trip. I’ve been to the Mekong Delta before but there is so much to see, so I made a plan to travel through the Delta by bus, get the ferry to Phu […]

Street market, Vinh Long – Vietnam

Street Market Vinh Long

There’s not a whole lot to do for visitors to Vinh Long, Vietnam. Most travellers who come here stay on the other side of the river in one of the home stays. From there you can go on tours to see the Cai Be floating market and other points of interest in the Mekong Delta. […]

Notes on Ho Chi Minh City – things I love about life in Saigon

Saigon Sunset

[Saigon River] I’ve been coming to and from Saigon for over two years now. It has become so familiar to me that I haven’t thought to do a big write up. I did a cost of living summary for my first full month here, and I also maintain a cafe list, so now it’s time […]

Where I’m At: Saigon – packing up for another roadtrip

Post Office Saigon

[The freshly-painted old Saigon post office.] Greetings from Saigon. I’m constantly tinkering with my publishing format so this year I will endeavor to publish a monthly update of Where I’m At, featuring future travel plans, and what I’ve been up to for the past month. Where I’ve Been I’ve been in Vietnam on a three […]

Flight Review: VietJet Air – Phu Quoc to Ho Chi Minh City

VietJet Air

Flight: VietJet Air VJ 323 From: Phu Quoc (PQC) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with VietJet Air from Phu Quoc to Ho Chi Minh City, booking directly via VietJet Air. VietJet Air are a low cost airline from Vietnam that are expanding their reach in Southeast Asia. Like AirAsia, they offer lots […]

Where I Stayed: Hai Hien Guesthouse, Phu Quoc – Vietnam

Hai Hien Guesthouse, Phu Quoc – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Hai Hien Guesthouse Address: 5 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc, Vietnam I stayed at the Hai Hien Guesthouse in Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc island. I booked via Agoda and selected the hotel for its location in Duong Dong Town. Most people come to Phu Quoc for a beach […]

Where I Stayed: Sea Breeze Hotel, Phu Quoc – Vietnam

Sea Breeze Hotel, Phu Quoc – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Sea Breeze Hotel Address: 62A Tran Hung Dao Street, Long Beach, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam I stayed at the Sea Breeze Hotel on Phu Quoc, Vietnam. I booked via Agoda and selected the hotel primarily for its location, which is situated on the edge of Duong Dong town and at […]

Motorbike ferry, My Tho – Vietnam

Motorbike Ferry

Travel in the Mekong Delta will at some point involve a ferry crossing. My Tho is about two hours south of Saigon and is a popular starting point for travel in the Delta. Travel Photos: My Tho photo gallery

Where I Stayed: Kiet Hong Hotel, Rach Gia – Vietnam

Kiet Hong Hotel

Hotel Name: Kiet Hong Hotel Address: 40 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Rach Gia, Vietnam I stayed at the Kiet Hong Hotel in Rach Gia, Vietnam which I booked via Agoda. I booked this hotel for its proximity to the port for the ferry service to Phu Quoc. Most tourists who come to Rach Gia are […]