• Vietnam
  • 5 Foods You Must Eat in Vietnam

    Banh Beo Vietnamese steam rice cake

    Vietnamese food is becoming increasingly popular worldwide now and with good reason. As with other Asian cuisines, the focus is on yin and yang, delicately balancing sweetness with sourness, and saltiness with fresh fragrant herbs. However, the Vietnamese are experts and the rise in popularity of their food in Western culture illustrates this. What to […]

  • Cambodia
  • The Hidden and Outer Temples of Angkor

    Ruluos Temple Group

    I was lucky enough to have more than one day to explore the temples around Siem Reap, something I would highly recommend if you have time. With extra time to explore to my heart’s content, I chose to book onto an Angkor ‘Outer Temple’ tour (I booked through the Stray recommended ‘Hostel 543‘). Outer Temple […]

  • Stray Asia
  • How to get a Vietnam Tourist Visa

    how to get a vietnam visa

    Let’s be honest…when you dream of your amazing upcoming trip to Vietnam, it’s unlikely you’re envisioning the all-important filing of official government paperwork. Negotiating the tangled world of travel visas is one of the less glamourous aspects of travelling, but it’s absolutely necessary.  So where to start? Visitor Visas 101 – Do your homework first […]