Top 10 Things to do in and near Hanoi (a Preview)

Perfect weather at 15 degrees, breath-taking landscapes, wonderful food, friendly people… these are what I remember of my first visit to Hanoi 11  years ago.   Did you know that Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam?  Yup, it’s not  the bustling Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC, formerly Saigon) as many may  initially think.  Of course …

Pinay Traveller Recommends #22: What Travel Insurance Should You Get?

This guest post discusses one of the most important things in travelling:  insurance. You’ll never know what will happen on the road so it’s always good to have a safety net.     When you’re planning a holiday, one of the most important elements of your trip is booking the right level of travel insurance …

Travelling for Couples: How to Avoid Killing Each Other on the Road

The Hubby and I have been travelling together around the Philippines and Southeast Asia for the past twelve years.  But individually, we have been travelling on our own way before we even met.  So you can say it wasn’t easy adjusting to a ‘permanent’ travel partner as we have our own travel styles. But through …