Month: September 2017

The Top Phu Quoc Sunrises and Sunsets

Phu Quoc Island is an absolute dream for those seeking adventure by motorbike. Venturing off the beaten path is where the true essence of the island is revealed. With its vast acres of tropical jungles and white sand beaches, there are many incredible spots to watch Phu Quoc’s stunning sunrises and sunsets. But the locations listed below are particularly breathtaking… Between the months of November and April are the best times to visit what the Vietnamese have fondly dubbed the “Pearl Island”. At 574 km2 the island is relatively small. A journey from end to end by motorbike can be...

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A Traveller’s Guide To Sapa

A TRAVELLER’S GUIDE TO SAPA VIETNAM The mist filled mornings and sprawling mountains of the Sapa landscape has always been nothing short of breathtaking. It has been 7 years since I last stepped foot onto its luscious green valleys. Much has changed since then, and not always for the better… In the pictorial below, I wished to highlight where the true beauty of Sapa lies, in its people and its scenery. With large corporations and misguided business ventures encroaching on Sapa’s minority population and its iconic countryside, it’s unsure how much longer this beauty may last. The curving lines of...

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A Video Tour Of Sapa (As Seen From Above)

Mist and clouds brush over the sprawling mountain landscape, as the local villagers work tirelessly in the lush fields of rice. Welcome to Sapa… Read More: A Video Guide To The Ancient City Of Hoi An Read More: Only One Day In Phu Quoc? Here’s How To Spend It… Don’t forget to follow us on...

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What The Pho? Hanoi Bartender Creates The “Pho” Cocktail

Have you ever gotten drunk off a bowl of pho? I’m not speaking in some metaphorical “it was so good, I felt some kind of euphoria” kind of way. I mean literally drunk… Well ok, maybe I’m not talking about the traditional bowl noodles and soup—in a sense—but there is a cocktail that is becoming quite popular around the Hanoi bar circuit that comes pretty damn close. Mixologist Pham Tien Tiep invented the “Pho” Cocktail back in 2012, as his entry to the Diageo World Class competition. He took home the “Best Bartender in Vietnam” award for his efforts...

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