Tag Archive: travel

Independence Day weekend in Hoi An, Vietnam

September 2nd is an important day in the Vietnamese Calendar as the anniversary of the declaration of independence in 1945. We took advantage of the three-day weekend and flew down to Danang and… Continue reading

Phu Quoc Island

The nice thing about living in a very long country is that to escape the drizzle and cold of Hanoi we just flew south for two hours to Phu Quoc, an island in… Continue reading

Leaving Khartoum

When we found out we were being posted to Hanoi there was initially quite a bit of apprehension – what were we going to do about our puppy? Most advice was very negative… Continue reading