Hanoi Vietnam

Hanoi Vietnam After a short flight from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) we arrive in Hanoi with a population of close to 7 million.  We head straight for our hotel, The Rising Dragon Palace in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.  We love the Old Quarter, think French colonial meets Old China, add in the hustle and bustle of…

Kep Cambodia

Kep Cambodia Lying in Cambodia’s South East corner very near the border to Vietnam lies the sleepy town of Kep.  Once a premier beach town for wealthy visitors from Phnom Penh, Kep is now better known for it’s oceanfront Crab shacks.  Sunsets were spent watching the locals trawling the shores for the soft shell crabs…

Kampot Cambodia

Kampot Cambodia A couple of hours bus ride from Phnom Penh is the quiet riverside town of Kampot on the South coast of Cambodia.  Kampot is well known for it’s black and green pepper, apparently it’s unique and sought after world wide, it definitely made delicious pepper sauces!  We took a lovely sunset boat ride…

Muscat Oman

Muscat Oman & Bangkok It was great to catch up with Rob & Emma who kindly did an amazing road trip from Riyadh stopping at Abu Dhabi on the way and way back.  We had an amazing view of Muscat when flying in with the sun rising over the Western Al Hajar Mountains which surround…