2019 was once again a great travel year for me. I traveled to 15 countries, of which 6 I had visited previously. People often ask me about my favorite destinations, but with so many places to choose from, picking just one is really hard. Each place I go has so much to offer. So to reflect on the past year on travel and hopefully inspire you for your next trip, these are my favorite places I visited in 2019: … More My Favorite Places I Visited in 2019
Vietnamese food has taken the world by storm. The tasty, flavourful dishes, such as Pho, have become popular all around the globe. Fresh ingredients and herbs, with Chinese and French influence, make Vietnamese cuisine what it is. Each region has its own specialties and versions of staples such as Pho and Bahn My. The food in the north is more similar to Chinese, whereas food in the north has some subtle Thai notes.
Although it hasn’t replaced Thai as my favourite South East Asia cuisine, I thoroughly enjoyed eating my way through Vietnam. Here are some of the dishes you should absolutely try: … More Things to Eat in Vietnam
Motorbikes are a beloved and convenient mode of transportation in South East Asia. In Vietnam, they are especially popular among backpackers who want to drive from one end of the country to the other. Lots of people buy a bike for a long trip or do rent a bike for the day to explore and … More Things to Know About Riding a Motorbike in Vietnam
After spending a month in Vietnam, I can confidently say that I am not an expert on the country. But I can give you some helpful advice. These tips should help you be a bit better prepared than I was. … More Things to Know Before You Visit Vietnam
Due to the shape of Vietnam, travelling from north to south or vice versa offers a clear route. But a month is hardly enough to see everything there is to see, especially if you want to do it by motorbike. But I did get to see a lot of awesome places in the month I spent here.
I’ll be honest, Vietnam didn’t steal my heart, but we developed a solid platonic friendship 😉 Here are my top 5 places I visited: … More Places to Visit in Vietnam