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End result of 10 days of Vietnamese tailoring
Vietnam

How to get the most out of Vietnamese tailoring

Oct, 2016: Getting tailoring done on the cheap in somewhere like Vietnam comes with inherent risks.  There is a very good chance that you will walk away with a pair of sky blue floral flairs. They looked so good…

Fisherman at dusk in the Cat Ba National Park: North Vietnam Itinerary
Vietnam

Seven awesome days in North Vietnam

Oct, 2016: Everyone raves about Vietnam but North Vietnam is where it’s at for me; the only problem is there is so much to see.  My mum, Fi, her sister and I had 7 days to fill while waiting…

Love the colours of Hoi An's central market: Eating Hoi An
Vietnam

Eating Hoi An and a run in with MSG

Oct, 2016: As one rides down the gorgeous streets of Hoi An in central Vietnam, other than the never ending array of tailors and impossibly cute colonial cottages, one of the first things you notice are the sounds and…

Storm rolling in over the beaches of Big Corn: Corn Islands
Nicaragua

Cooking the Corn Islands

Aug, 2016: When people think of Caribbean holiday destinations, the Corn Islands probably aren’t at the top of the list. We fell in love with them though, especially Big Corn. After some less than inspiring visits to the Caribbean,…

The stunning view across the roof of Guatemala
Guatemala

Climbing Guatemala’s most active volcano. Twice!

Jan, 2017: How long has it been since you climbed an active volcano and watched molten lava explode into the night sky? A while ago we did exactly that when we climbed Guatemala’s most active volcano, Volcan Fuego. The…

Antigua's best coffee: the Machiato Simple from Refugio's
Guatemala

Finding Antigua’s best coffee

Jan, 2017: Antigua has stunning volcano views, beautiful colonial architecture and a pretty damn good market, but does it have good coffee? While Fi enrolled in Spanish classes I took it upon myself to try and find out.  Selflessly…

Fi and Guy get hitched: wedding portraits
Australia

Planning your wedding while on honeymoon

Nov, 2016: Most people in their thirties are either married or thinking about getting married. And, regardless of age, planning a wedding is a bit of a big deal. We were no different…except at the age of 35 we…