What do you do when you have a long transit ahead and you’re travelling by your lonesome? Some tips to get you through these long solitary journeys.
Hoan Kiem Park and Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre are often listed as must-sees in Hanoi – here’s what I thought of these 2 places when I visited.
2011 has been an awesome year for The Occasional Traveller – here’s a summary of some of the cool stuff that’s happened this year.
Don’t get freaked out by the swarms of motorbikes – here’s how to survive the chaotic streets and beat Hanoi traffic
One of my favourite ways of getting around Vietnam was by train, even if one journey took 16 hours!
Visiting one of the new seven wonders of nature in the world – the otherworldly Halong Bay and its limestone karst pillars.
Hanoi has cheap and good accommodation options – check out my review of Hanoi Guesthouse