Vietnam

My top 10 favourite boutique hotels in SE Asia

My top 10 favourite boutique hotels in SE Asia

I love hotels, in fact I often browse agoda or air bnb simply to find new and interesting places to stay! These are some of the best that I have stayed at so far. 

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

The Green Bamboo Boys Shelter

Reposting this post because GBS is currently in the midst of fundraising drive in order to stay open! Please consider making a donation if you can! I have worked with the Green Bamboo Boys Shelter in Vietnam for four years and it is an amazing organization that does great work for disadvantaged boys in Saigon. 

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation on how to find the right organization to volunteer with (among other things)

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation on how to find the right organization to volunteer with (among other things)

The second part of my interview with the founder of the Blue Dragon Children's Foundation.

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation on the benefits of hip-hop (among other things)

Blue Dragon Children's Foundation on the benefits of hip-hop (among other things)

The first part of my interview with the founder of Blue Dragon Children's Foundation. We got carried away talking and I didn't want to cut anything out so I split the interview in two, so stay tuned!

Hoi An: A Sustainable model for development in Vietnam Part 2

Hoi An: A Sustainable model for development in Vietnam Part 2

Hoi An is one of the amazing jewels of Vietnam as it has really managed to balance modern development with preserving its history. My friend Sophie who has some expertise in this area has shared her thoughts about why Hoi An is so special. 

How Can You Help Add Value When You Give or Volunteer?

How Can You Help Add Value When You Give or Volunteer?

The question isn't how can you help, but rather how can you add value as a volunteer or a donor, from my interview with Dana Doan the founder of LIN.

Photo Diary of the Last 6 Months

Photo Diary of the Last 6 Months

Almost exactly three months ago I started this blog and thanks to my readers it has been going really well. I wanted share some background about why I started it and what I have been able to do since as a result of the blog. I hope it inspires you or helps you to live your dream! 

Mai Chau - My New Favourite Place in Vietnam

Mai Chau - My New Favourite Place in Vietnam

Mai Chau is one of my new favourite places in Vietnam. It has a special charm and unique beauty that I absolutely fell in love with. Pack your bags and go right now if you can! But just be sure you don't do it as a day tour from Hanoi, it is well worth it to make the trip on your own!