Hoi An

Hoi An Central Vietnam About 30 to 40 minutes South of Da Nang is the beautiful town of Hoi An, a Unesco World Heritage Site.  Once known as Faifa, Hoi An was the commercial capitol of the Cham kingdom which controlled the Spice trade with Indonesia between the 7th and 10th centuries.  The Old Town…

Manila Philippines

Manila Philippines Nothing really prepares you for the traffic chaos in and around Metro Manila.  It unfortunately gives a very bad first impression of the Philippines being the main entry point for most tourists and doesn’t really entice you into exploring the city properly.  We arrived on a very early flight from Kuala Lumpur so…

Melbourne Victoria

Melbourne Victoria Australia Melbourne, voted as the most livable city in the world – who can argue!  A really clean city where old effortlessly fuses with new.  Lots of parkland and a wonderful vibe.  Easy to get around, our train ticket enabled us to get into the city and also get around on the trams…