Saigon Awakening

We arrived in Saigon and our senses were immediately awakened. After a month in sleepy Cambodia it was a shock to the system to arrive in such a vibrant and chaotic, yet poetic city. The streets crowded with scooters and motobikes going every which way, fancy looking coffee shops on every corner, restaurants and shops … More Saigon Awakening

Borneo History: The Sandakan Death Marches

The Sandakan Death Marches are a dark part of Borneo history from WWII whilst the island was under Japanese occupation. We visited the Kundasang War Memorial and Gardens where we learnt more about these barbaric and futile marches. It started with the Battle of Singapore in 1942 where the Japanese captured English and Australia soldiers. … More Borneo History: The Sandakan Death Marches