Vietnam

 – A quick guide to Vietnam’s street food – 2014 – Ben Thanh night market, Ho Chi Minh City – 2014 – Cocobana Tea Rooms & Garden, Hoi An – 2016 – Colours of Hoi An – 2016 – Crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh City – 2014 – Cycling the islets of Hoi … Continue reading Vietnam

Through my eyes: walking through Hanoi, Vietnam

Melbourne’s been sweltering. And I’m not a summer person. I don’t like extreme heat or humidity. Unless I’m in Vietnam… Parts of Hanoi are tourist-friendly “big city,” while other parts, like the produce markets, are still so simple and local. There’s such a huge mix of people – tourists and locals, students and manual labourers, … Continue reading Through my eyes: walking through Hanoi, Vietnam

Photo essay: The Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam

The Temple of Literature in Hanoi is dedicated to Confucius , and was the site of Vietnam’s first university, dating back to 1076. Back then, only those of noble birth were admitted, but the mid-1400s brought about a new age, where gifted students from around the country were allowed. Stunning, breath taking, awe-inspiring… none of … Continue reading Photo essay: The Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam