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10 Ways To Keep Your Road Trip From Falling Apart

A veteran of road trips by motorbike both good and bad, Jesse Meadows gives a few tips on how to ensure your two-wheeled travels don’t end up in disaster ...

The Motorcycle Diaries

Che Guevara liked biking through long countries. So do we.

The Ho Chi Minh Trail

It started off as a road trip just for two; Ben Mitchell from Phong Nha Farmstay and I. Yet by the time we departed Phong Nha in Quang Binh early one August morning, our ranks had swollen to eight. ...

The Art and Architecture of George Town

A former British-settled port town, George Town in Malaysia is known for its multicultural heritage and vibrant street food scene. Yet it has something else to attract the erstwhile traveller — architecture and art. Words by Edward Dalton. Photos b...

A Taste from the Past

Pho, the closest Vietnam has to a national dish, is now mainly found in off-street eateries. But look carefully, and you may be able to find it in the location from where it came — the streets. Words by Vi Pham. Photos by Sian Kavanagh ...

Battling the Sharks

Is 4G the solution to Vietnam’s connectivity woes?

The Central Highlands

The bus rips its way along the winding road, narrowly missing its ghost-like cousins as they spin past through the mist. It is as though the forest is hungry. ...

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The Paradise of Ninh Thuan

Lying in between Nha Trang and Mui Ne, Ninh Thuan is one of those provinces that people seem to miss. Yet, home to the largest population of Cham in Vietnam, its natural beauty is astounding. We head to the coastal area around Nui Chua National...

The Islands off Phu Quoc

While Phu Quoc Island is developing at a breakneck pace, the islands nearby remain untouched. Two of the better known places in Phu Quoc's vicinity are Nam Du and Hon Son.

The Abandoned Church

Nam Dinh in Northern Vietnam is famed for its churches. But one of them stands out from the rest.

North of Cua Lo

Cua Lo is one of the most popular holiday spots for people living in and around Hanoi. But just to its north there's an area which is quite spectacular.

The Undiscovered Coast

How many millions of people have ‘done’ Vietnam? We don’t know, but we guess that their conversations about this country in whatever their native tongue may be will include something along the lines of, “been there, seen it, done it”. The fact that only one...

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Burger Wars

Four expert judges battled lunchtime traffic, salad cravings and meat sweats to taste 10 burgers...

The Cartoonist

A cartoonist and a teacher, But Chi’s raison d’etre is to use the creation and...

A Brief History of Bia Hoi

Considered the ultimate people’s beer, bia hoi started off as a concession to the shortages...

In Search of the Super Cave

Or, how Ed Weinberg went looking for Southeast Asia’s largest volcanic cave and got scraped...

Falling Off the Wagon

It’s a common New Year’s resolution — go a month or so without drinking. Jon...

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