Wedding in Le Thuy

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It was the turn of the new year and the rainy season decided to take a reprieve. My former neighbour and good friend Lien was heading to a small town called Le Thuy for a family wedding.  ‘Will you be able to come see me before you return to Hanoi?’ ‘No I will head back […]

Shipping Your Motorbike by Train in Vietnam

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Vietnam is a country spanning 1,650 kilometres from north to south and making that stretch takes some time. It is possible to cut out sections of the country by shipping your motorbike by train and rendezvousing with it at any of Vietnam’s railway stations. This can prove a very beneficial (and safe!) alternative for anyone […]

10 Things to Take on a Motorbike Trip

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Whether it’s your first visit to South-East Asia or you can tell your một hai ba from your Quốc lộ một A, we always forget something for the long journey. Here’s a checklist of things to take on a motorbike trip. 10 Things to Take on a Motorbike Trip   1. Rain jacket and Trousers No matter what […]

Central Vietnam Golden Loop

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Central Vietnam Golden Loop One of the great things about Da Nang is it’s central location. From here, it’s possible to take lots of fun weekend trips around Central Vietnam. I’ve already written about my trips to Tam Ky, Quang Ngai, Ly Son Island and many trips to Hue. But this last weekend I decided to […]