All aboard the Bamboo train…

On our way to Siem Reap we decided to stop off for a few nights in Battambang because we had heard good things from people we have met along the way. The city reminded us of a quieter Phnom Penh , with a similar layout, but with a fraction of the people and chaos!  We…

Paradise.

The bus picked us up from Kampot in the early hours of the morning to take us to sihanoukville. Something we have discovered in South east Asia is that if a travel companies tells you that it’s just one bus taking you from one place to another, you can bet on it turning out to…

Kampot 

We were dropped off at the bus station right in the centre of Kampot and were immediately shocked at how quiet. We have a habit of getting a little unlucky with where the bus drops us off in conjunction with the distance away from our hotel. But as previously said, walking to the hotel is…

The Khmer Rouge- not suitable for young children.

After a rather hairy bus journey , accompanied by 1 to many cockroaches, we arrive a little saddle soar in the Cambodian capital. As we did not have long in Cambodia we decided that we would only stay 2 nights, so we could fit in as much as possible. That evening we planned our next…

The Mekong Delta

We arrived in Can Tho earlier than expected, at 5am.. Luckily we managed to grab a taxi fairly quickly into the city centre to grab some much needed breakfast.  Our next task was to find our way to where we staying which, trickly, was situated in the middle of the jungle next to the Mekong…

Hill top flowers, weasel poo and cricket farms

Up in the highlands of Vietnam, there is a little town called Dalat, which offers a welcome relief from the sticky heat. The five hour cliff side  journey we were dreading turned out to be a surprisingly smooth one. Something we both agree on is that England could really do with Vietnamese style sleeper bus…

Mui Ne

Before heading to Dalat we would be spending a few nights in Mui Ne, a little town by the sea. This was not planned, but we found out that for the cost of a bus ticket to Dalat we could go to Mui Ne first and then on to Dalat for the same price, so…

A city of chaos.

It is no secret that Ho Chi Minh is different to any city in England, but you really have to experience it first hand to appreciate just how mind boggling crazy it is. I think the main contributing factor is the bikes. Hundreds of mopeds wizz past  you at impressive speeds, with God  knows what…

The impressive Imperial City 

The journey to Hue was up there with our best journey from one place to another yet. The amazing views of Vietnam you get was worth the price of the bus ticket. We were dropped off about a 45 minute walk from our hotel, which isn’t the best after a long bus journey, but it…

Island life

After doing a little bit of research, and talking to other travellers, we decided to go to small island in Halong Bay. So after quick breakfast and an early bus pick up from our hotel in Hanoi and we were on our way to Cat Ba island!  After 2 hours on the bus we arrived…

The town of lanterns 

After flying into Danang airport we headed south by bus to Hoi An. We arrived at the guest house, where we would be staying over the next few days. We were about a 1km outside of the main centre of Hoi An, but luckily the guest house gave out free bikes to use for guests….

Touch down in Vietnam!!  

After a quick stop over in Singapore from New Dehli we both agreed that we wish Singapore was on our list for traveling because it looked like an amazing country just from the quick journey between one terminal to another. A destination in the book for the future.  We did not have a taxi booked…