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 […]

Zooming through the Saigon Night
Adventure, Cities, Vietnam

Zooming through the Saigon Night

Exploring a city after sunset is an interesting experience, more so when done on the back of a scooter, whizzing through the traffic. I joined one such exploration of Saigon by night and lived to tell the tale. We weave through the early evening traffic in District 1, Ho Chi […]

Look, there is a bomber in my backyard !
Cities, Vietnam

Look, there is a bomber in my backyard !

Hanoi has an unusual relic from the Vietnam War – the remains of a B-52 bomber right in the middle of the city. Join me as I go in search of this remnant of the war. My new found friend in Hanoi, Nhung, looks at me skeptically.“Are you sure this […]