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A Postcard from Vietnam Part 2: The Motorcycle Diaries

A Postcard from Vietnam Part 2: The Motorcycle Diaries

On our last day in Hanoi I did the one thing that I’d promised my poor mother that I wouldn’t do. Helmets and ponchos at the ready, Tom and I jumped on the 100cc Honda Winn that we’d bought (that’s right, not rented, bought) and […]

A Postcard from Vietnam Part 1: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay

A Postcard from Vietnam Part 1: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay

We were very excited to finally arrive in Hanoi. Mostly because of how difficult it had been to even get there in the first place. All the seasoned backpackers that we’d chatted to throughout our time in Sri Lanka, Thailand and Laos had raved about […]

6 Weeks of Backpacker Fitness: A few observations

6 Weeks of Backpacker Fitness: A few observations

If you read my latest postcard, you’ll be well aware that I spent a large proportion of my time in Laos sick, in bed. During this time, I was, quite understandably, not contributing to my Travel Fitness Workout Log. I had a good couple of […]