Two Week Vietnam Itinerary

Two Week Vietnam iTINERARY

Vietnam is an amazing place to visit. Full of culture, history and beautiful landscapes, not to mention the delicious food! Even better, if you’re from the UK, then you get an automatic 15 day visa exemption. If you want to stay longer, you can apply for (and pay for) a three month visa. Being the budget travellers that we are, we decided that we would be fine trying to cram all Vietnam had to offer into two weeks. So here is our two week Vietnam itinerary. Continue reading

Travelling As a Vegan

In some countries it is super easy to find nutritious and tasty vegan food, but in others it is an absolute nightmare! I was a bit terrified about traveling as a vegan on the mainland of South East Asia, especially coming from the US where even baked beans are not free from animal fat! It mostly turned out OK, but I wanted to write a guide so that anyone in my situation could be a little prepared BEFORE the plane touched down on the runway.

So whether you’re foregoing meat to save the little lambies, or because you’re hoping you won’t get food poisoning, here is my guide to traveling as a vegan in South East Asia. Continue reading

Least favourite things about travelling for 350 days

Our amazing adventure of traversing the globe for a whole year is almost at an end. As our previous post indicated we have been on the road for over 350 days. We’ve seen loads of different countries, witnessed awesome spectacles, eaten exotic food and met some brilliant people. But it hasn’t all been roses and kittens; On request from one our readers here are some of our least favourite things about travelling for 350 days.

least favourite things about travelling - sad C & D

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Quirks of…Vietnam

It’s time for another “Quirks” post.  This time I’ll be highlighting some of the Vietnam quirks we spotted.  Unfortunately we had some camera issues whilst we were there; our memory card decided to corrupt resulting in most of our pictures looking like this:-

In spite of this…onward! Vietnam, the famous home of Ho Chi Minh; the location of the infamous Vietnam War (or American War, depending on whom you talk to) and now a bustling tourist destination.  We enjoyed our whistle-stop, two week trip down through Vietnam taking in six different locations and we spotted plenty of oddities. Continue reading

A Brief Update

Hey all you LoveCandD’ers!!  It’s been so long since we uploaded a blog but not to worry, we haven’t forgotten you.  There are plenty of posts in the pipeline so watch this space. In the meantime we thought we would give you a whirlwind update of what we’ve been up to since you last heard from us.

We have had some great fun, met some amazing people, seen 12 more cities, travelled over 6,000 kilometres and have just arrived in Phuket, Thailand.  Here’s a brief rundown of the last few weeks:- Continue reading