10 Unique Hidden Gems in Hanoi Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam’s lively capital, is famous for its vibrant culture and iconic landmarks, yet it’s the hidden gems nestled in its narrow streets and alleys that capture the true spirit of this unique city. From interesting museums to the remnants of downed American planes, trains running through residential areas and historic neighbourhoods, Hanoi offers an … Read more

How to Trek in Sapa Without a Guide

Trekking through the beautiful landscape of Sapa Vietnam without a guide is a liberating and rewarding adventure. Especially for budget travellers wanting to explore the lush terraced rice fields and rugged mountain trails independently.  In November 2023, I did two solo treks in Sapa independently without a guide. The first was to Muong Hoa Valley. … Read more

How to Visit the Saturday Water Buffalo Market in Bac Ha Vietnam

Visiting the Water Buffalo market on Saturday morning in Bac Ha, Vietnam is quite the eye opening experience.  You can easily do this the day before you visit the Traditional Bac Ha Market on Sunday. Here is An Adventurous 3 Day Itinerary for Bac Ha that you can use. I’ll give you the run down on how … Read more

A Beautiful 2 Week Vietnam Itinerary

Vietnam is a beautiful country filled with stunning landscapes, rich culture and delicious cuisine. In this 2 week itinerary, I will take you on a journey through some of south and central Vietnam’s most iconic destinations, including Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Da Nang and Phong Nha ke-bang National park. From exploring ancient temples … Read more

12 Best Things to do in Da Nang Vietnam

Da Nang is a city in central Vietnam known for its fire breathing dragon bridge, sandy beaches, ancient temples, delicious vegan food and cultural museums. It is the fourth largest city in the country and is located on the eastern coast, along the South China Sea.  Da Nang has a pleasant climate and is a popular destination … Read more

Islamic Museum of Australia

As a recent revert to Islam, visiting the Islamic Museum of Australia was a beautiful experience. The Islamic Museum of Australia is a museum located in the inner suburb of Thornbury in Melbourne that celebrates the history, culture and diversity of Muslims in Australia. It aims to educate people about Islam, highlight the achievements of … Read more

26 Free Things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most vibrant cities, with a thriving arts and culture scene and an endless list of activities to keep you busy. It’s got some of the best coffee and restaurants in the world, and it’s home to some of the most beautiful architecture. There’s also some great Melbourne cycling routes to … Read more