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 […]

Stray Days – stories from the road. Straying with Brett!

This month we’re Straying with Brett Hudson from New Zealand who recently got off the beaten track in Vietnam on the Dong Pass. Brett is the CEO of Stray. He strongly believes all Stray staff should get on the buses and experience our tours like our passengers do at least once a year. Every time we do, we come […]

Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from August

You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in August – and boy, it was hard to pick just 5!         So […]

Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from July

Looking for fireflies

You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in July.         So there you have it – 5 of the best […]

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 […]