Phan Thiet / Mui Ne offers a different side of Vietnam - fishing villages, colored sands, beautiful beaches and ancient Cham architecture. Only a few hours north of Saigon, it's a great destination able to get away from the noisy cities.
Vung Tau - the closest beach getaway to Saigon
A collection of images on Flickr showing off the best of Vung Tau
The natural beauty of Sapa
I spent two days in gorgeous Sapa in 2008 – scenery, people and weather were all amazing. Perhaps I should have stayed much longer to drink it all in before it became overly commercialised.
Inside Saigon Zoo, a leopard keeps careful watch for trespassers into her glass cage, whilst keeping out of the hot afternoon sun.
Harajuku is a breath of fresh air
Harajuku on a Sunday: Cosplay, rockabilly, a beautiful park, drumming, yoga, dance, dog-walking, frisbees, socialising, didgeridoos, sake, rock bands. Full-on!
In no time at all I’ll be leaving the safe and comfortable shores of Australia to begin an adventure – one that I am both excited and incredibly nervous about. May 21 – Philippines Scuba Diving It will have been …