Is the JR Rail Pass worth it?
Asia, Destinations, Japan, Travel Tips

Is the JR Rail Pass worth it?

Planning a trip to Japan? Wondering whether the famed JR Rail Pass is worth it? Well wonder no more, as we take an in-depth look at the JR Rail Pass this week in our complete guide to the JR Rail Pass Back in 2015 when I was planning my trip […]

The narrow tracks pass in between the buildings
Cities, Destinations, Travel, Vietnam

Chasing Hanoi’s Street Train

Twice a day, a train speeds through the heart of Hanoi, narrowly passing between houses !!! Join me as I explore this Urban phenomenon. A loud horn can be heard in the distance. Nearby, people come out and start taking in their motorbikes and belongings into their homes. Children stop […]

11 exciting things to do when in Phu Quoc
Destinations, Travel, Vietnam

11 exciting things to do when in Phu Quoc

Travel to Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s idyllic beach paradise island and explore the hidden secrets of the island with me as I take you through 11 exciting things to do on the island It threatened to rain on the weekend, that I booked my flight to Phu Quoc on a whim. Throwing […]

This mural is straight out of some noir novel
Art, Cities, Photo Essays, Vietnam

Peeking into Artsy Saigon

On one weekend, I explored Ho Chi Minh’s “Art” district to see what was in store and came back pleasantly surprised. A tall blonde looks on at me from the wall, straight out of a noir novel while elsewhere a monkey runs along the wall. I am in the 3 […]