The Ultimate Guide to 36 Hours on a Vietnamese Train

The Ultimate Guide to 36 Hours on a Vietnamese Train

The ultimate guide to 36 hours on a Vietnamese train Hour One Boarding the train in Saigon is fine. A bit of a scrum through the turnstiles, a bit of a shock to find an elderly Vietnamese couple making themselves comfortable in our little cabin for two. There are...
Something Bad Has Happened. Again.

Something Bad Has Happened. Again.

Something Bad Has Happened. Again. I have always been afraid of something bad happening. As a child, when the war in Iraq began in the 1990s I was convinced that was it. It was all over. I worried constantly that in exchange for an amazing family and friends that I...
Why I Won’t Miss Saigon

Why I Won’t Miss Saigon

Why I Won't Miss Saigon We had been in Saigon approximately two hours. 120 minutes, from plane to dusty pavement. That’s how long it took for me to get mugged. It was over in seconds. One minute we were walking hand in hand, past rainbow coloured plastic stools, weary...

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