Vietnam – Tell me what YOU want to know.

When Monsieur and I travelled through Vietnam some time back, this fascinating country and its people had such a profound effect on me that I haven’t yet blogged about it. Every time I think of our journey, my mind fills with such a kaleidoscope of vistas and tastes and people and experiences that it overwhelms….

Vietnam Itinerary and Flights

Before I start divulging the many and different tales from our recent trip to Vietnam, I thought it might help to post the itinerary we followed. Day 1 Evening flight from London Heathrow to Bangkok. Day 2 Arrive Bangkok. Transfer to Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Day 3 Explore Bangkok with Driver Daeng. Day 4 Fly from…

Malaysia, Part 14: Laid-back Langkawi at Last.

To read Malaysia, Part 13, click here. Knees still wobbly from our brush with the fastest man in Malaysia, Monsieur and I were soon on the flight to Langkawi, somewhat bemused by Air Asia‘s luggage policy. As with so many low cost airlines, the tickets are kept cheap by strict luggage limitations, in this case a challenging 15 kilos…