Green coffee shops in Saigon

In the heart of bustling Ho Chi Minh City are quite a few tree-covered cafes. Continue Reading →

View of Tam Coc from atop Mua Cave

From a perch on Mua Cave tourists can get a panoramic view of Tam Coc (Three Caves) – a popular tourist destination in Ninh Binh Province. Continue Reading →

A night in a Vietnamese lowest-class train

This article is about my experience after a night in a Vietnamese lowest-class train. On a holiday from April 30thto May 5th 2014, a group 6 people of us decided to climb up to Fanxipan ... Continue Reading →

Things to do for your family and kids in Vietnam

The question how you and your family can spend time together will probably come up first thing in your mind or will occur to you sooner of later. The good news is that, Vietnam is a ... Continue Reading →

Hoan Kiem district pilots replacing cyclos with electric cars

The Hanoi People’s Committee agreed to replicate the model of electric car tours in the Hoan Kiem district. Vice Chairman of Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee Nguyen Quoc Hoa ... Continue Reading →

Learning to live in Hanoi, Vietnam

As I lay eyes for the very first time on this city which I came to know and appreciate, all I can see is a buzzing chaos everywhere around me. I am amazed at how many times the cab ... Continue Reading →

Putting an end to the Madness

OK. It kind of goes without saying that this is a difficult post to write. After three and a half years, it’s time to put an end to the madness. The Mekong Moggys Madness that is. ... Continue Reading →

Arup Sudi

The Vietnamese call it Arup Sudi. At least, that’s how it sounds, no idea how they spell it… I’m going to visit Saudi Arabia in a couple of weeks time, as I’ve ... Continue Reading →

Earn a living in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Hanoi’s Old Quarter is a “large market” for labourers to earn a living. Hanoi’s Old Quarter is always bustling with plenty of activity.   A “mobile” flower shop ... Continue Reading →

East meets West over breakfast

Among the classy restaurants, cafes and speciality supermarkets of downtown HCM City’s Le Thanh Ton Street a family run chicken noodle restaurant survives among the fierce competition. ... Continue Reading →