The Blade Diaries #4 : Hoi An to Phong Nha
A remote drive along the Western Hoi Chi Minh road ending in the stunning Phong Nha. This was probably the most dramatic and beautiful landscape we encountered in Vietnam.  

Videos from Vietnam #4 : Hoi An to Phong Nha


The Blade Diaries #3 : Hoi An and the Golden Loop
Hoi An     We fell in love with Hoi An.    We’d heard it was beautiful but all the lanterns, the narrow streets and old buildings, the bridges over the river, the music playing through the streets.. it was all too much!   It is very touristy but for […]

The Blade Diaries #3 : Hoi An and the Golden ...




The Blade Diaries : Dalat to Hoi An
  When we planned our drive up the south Vietnamese coast,we pictured mornings on sunny coastal roads and afternoons spent enjoying ice creams and cold beers on sandy beaches.   So as we were standing on the side of the road, 30km from the nearest town with a flat tyre […]

The Blade Diaries #2 : Dalat to Hoi An



Having fun in Ho Chi Minh City 2
We arrived in Saigon late and hungry and quickly found some grub and a local beer on the backpacker street of Bui Vien (please excuse the lack of accents!). It felt a bit like Ho Chi Minh City’s version of Khao San road complete with neon lights and loud music. The […]

The Blade Diaries #1: Saigon to Dalat




Eight weeks in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Nepal
Recently I was going through some old photos and videos and I came across some footage of the eight week trip we took two years ago with Matt’s sister and her boyfriend.We joined them at the start of their year of traveling and had a blast exploring Thailand, Laos and Angkor […]

On the road: Eight weeks in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and ...


Chinese New Year in Nakhon Sawan
  Nakhon Sawan is not a spectacular town. There are no beaches nor mountains. No skyscrapers or wild nightlife. It’s a quiet town full of great food and friendly faces and that’s  what we love about it.   Once a year, however, the town transforms of Chinese New Year. Nakhon […]

Chinese New Year