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Lounge Review : La Saigonese Lounge Tan Son Nhat International Airport

As much as we love flying premium cabins, sometimes it just doesn’t make sense. For a flight that’s just an hour or two, a budget airline will suffice and Southeast Asia is chock full of them. The one big downside : no lounge access. Enter : Priority Pass!

Saigon : Revisited

Vietnam was the third country Breada and I visited in 2016, right at the beginning of our epic 14 month trip abroad. I can still remember our bus ride from Phnom Penh. I was so excited, as always when going somewhere new. By this point I had traveled to 13 countries in my life and […]

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“How Much Does it Cost?” Average Prices of Things in Vietnam

Before Breada and I left on this trip I decided I was going to keep track of all of our expenses to help not only gauge how much we were spending per day but also to help give readers an idea of how much they should budget for their own trips. I managed to keep […]

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Twenty Minutes of Panic–Leaving Saigon by Motorbike

When Anthony and I initially discussed doing the typical backpacker thing and buying motorbikes in Vietnam, I was dead set on us getting one bike so that I would never have to drive it myself.  Well flashfoward a few months to our first day in Saigon where we ended up the proud new owners of […]

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Motorbiking Vietnam Part 2 – Leaving Saigon for Vung Tau

Leaving Saigon was the biggest pain in the ass, and as much as I enjoyed the city I was happy to get out of there and enjoy some more rural areas. If you can drive in Saigon, you can drive anywhere in the world. Seriously. It’s absolute chaos. Green and red lights mean nothing, one […]

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Motorbiking Vietnam Part 1 – Buying Our Bikes

For anyone who knows me back home, you’ll know I loved my Buddy 125 scooter. I never thought I would enjoy being on two wheels, but as soon as I got her I fell in love and within a couple weeks took the course to receive my motorcycle license. Unfortunately, I had to sell her […]