Top Gear Challenge: The Hoi Van Pass and Marble Mountain

Clarkson described it as “a deserted ribbon of perfection, one of the best coast roads in the world”. So when we saw that we could hire a motorbike (oh ok, we opted for a twist and go scooter) and drive along this awesome Pass ourselves we jumped at the chance. Along the journey from Hoi … More Top Gear Challenge: The Hoi Van Pass and Marble Mountain

The Beautiful and Ancient Hoi An in Vietnam

We arrived from Dalat in Hoi An after our first overnight sleeper bus. Considering the sleeper buses aren’t equipped to deal with the height/length of us Westerners we still managed to get a decent-ish sleep with our knees in our mouths before we arrived, so managed to spend the day wandering around the streets. The first thing … More The Beautiful and Ancient Hoi An in Vietnam

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

The (Slightly Exaggerated) Tale of our Cambodia to Vietnam Bus Journey

To get to Vietnam we organised the “Kep Tours and Transport” bus from Kampot in Cambodia to Can Tho in Vietnam which would cross through the Ha Tien land border. The bus journey itself was an eventful trip. We got picked up from our accommodation in Kampot at 09.30am. The bus was strangely padded inside … More The (Slightly Exaggerated) Tale of our Cambodia to Vietnam Bus Journey