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Observations of a Vietnam holiday

There’s so much I observed and want to share with you! Here is more or less a stream of thoughts from my last day in Nha Trang (and two days before our holiday was due to end).   Sadly many of the random thoughts don’t have photos – sorry! So random holiday photos are mixed …
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Food in Vietnam

Again, authentic tourist I am not! I like to eat what I like to eat, and the last thing I want is food poisoning! I have a good history of getting ill on holidays, so with much joy I came away from my trip to Vietnam unscathed.  The BF was not so lucky! Here’s a …
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Loathed to admit my love of luxury

I feel a little uncomfortable posting about my holiday, and that’s because my highlights weren’t particularly culturally unique to Vietnam, but about the luxuries I enjoyed. We spent some nights in Ho Chi Minh city (or Saigon) and a number of nights at the beach side town of Nha Trang.  The weather was incredibly warm …
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Waste Wednesday & Vietnam

With 10 days away in Vietnam, I have a hybrid waste weigh in post. I weighed the trash before I left Friday week ago, and let my house sitting brother free for all with a new liner. I came home to all empty bins, and started the count again from Monday. Only I’d be sad …
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Packing for Vietnam

The BF & I booked with Air Asia, a budget airline from Malaysia. We’re flying from Sydney to Kuala Lumpa to Ho Chi Minh City. We decided to buy 20kg of luggage to share, as we thought it was unlikely we’d each get in under than 10kg carry on limits. Here’s what I plan to …
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Holiday! Vietnam activities

The BF and I are going overseas! We’re going for just over a week from Friday night 25th October to Monday 4th November.  I’ve tried to queue up some posts, but I can’t imagine I’ll reply to all comments as promptly as usual.  And I might not be commenting and reading all your posts either. …
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