After a slightly delayed flight I arrived in Vietnam and had to immediately navigate the taxi system. There are two trusted taxi companies, Mai Linh Taxi and Vinasun Taxi but you’ll find it much cheaper to get an Uber. Mine cost £2.50 to get from the airport to Lee Hostel in District 1. Although Lee hostel is the cheapest, the breakfast included is really just a piece of bread and the water didn’t work at all during my first morning there, which meant no shower….Continue Reading “Things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

There’s nothing like flying into Hong Kong, the view of the city lining the island from the air is other-worldly. My overnight flight from London Heathrow to Manila was pretty eventful, and by that, I mean stressful. Philippine airlines have taken a new approach to inflight entertainment in that you have to ask for an electronic device which you’ll then spend the rest of the flight trying to perch on your tiny pull out tray. I opted to read and try to sleep for the…Continue Reading “Arriving in Hong Kong”

I started my journey via bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh in Cambodia and planned to return to Vietnam after a few days of exploring this city. I booked my bus ticket on a site called camboticket which sells tickets for bus companies such as SAPACO who I ended up traveling with. After reading a few reviews, I thought this company sounded like one of the more reliable options. The office from which the bus picks you up was also close to…Continue Reading “Getting from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Phnom Penh, Cambodia”