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Video Diaries 2016: From Ireland to Vietnam

By | July 2nd, 2016|Blog, Vietnam|

From Ireland to Vietnam: Videos you say? Yes, videos! For those following us on snapchat during our Vietnam trip, you probably noticed me recording like mad! Normally I don't like vertical videos but because I took all the videos on Snapchat to save myself from being glued to my phone AND a camera, these compilations [...]

A First-Timer’s Guide to Vietnam

By | April 1st, 2018|Blog, Vietnam|

This piece was first published in the April 2018 edition of Fórsa magazine and my piece was reproduced here with permission. I've added a few lines for links. It's aimed at people in Irish so there are references throughout, however, I hope that the information will be useful to many. Vietnam is on a lot [...]

Countdown to Vietnam: 15 days to go!

By | September 16th, 2017|Blog, Vietnam|

Holy banana boats, the deadline is looming. This year I bought airline tickets for myself and Mom to go to Vietnam. This will be her fifth and my fourth time back and we've been slowly planning our trip for the past few months. You can read about last year’s trip here. Admittedly we’ve both been [...]

What We’d Do Differently: Five Things That Went Wrong in Vietnam

By | July 25th, 2016|Blog, Vietnam|

We’d be lying if we said that our entire trip was peachy but then again that’s part of the adventure. While our blog diaries may have just lightly touched on some of the issues that occurred on our trip to Vietnam this year, there are certain things we learned there that will help our shape [...]

Bits and Bobs: 8 Travel Essentials for Vietnam

By | April 22nd, 2016|Travel Tips, Vietnam|

It’s hard to believe that our June trip to Vietnam is less than 40 days away (I even had a dream last night about missing the flight – that was a nightmare!) Apart from light clothes, mosquito repellents, overseas plugs and sun cream, there are also some extra bits that we’re throwing in this time [...]

Travel Resources and Tips

By | July 29th, 2016|

We’ve used many companies over the years that have enhanced our adventures together. Below are the ones that we love and the ones we would use again! Don’t forget to bookmark this page if ever you decide to book your next adventure. Flights Accommodation Tour Companies Tipsters [...]

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20 Travel Movies That Will Give You Pure Wanderlust

By | July 18th, 2016|Blog, Favourite Things, Travel Tips|

Jeffrey L. Cohen - Bus from the movie "Into the Wild" Wanderlust can take over your mind and body and there’s nothing quite like that feeling. It’s a mixture of euphoria and longing, escapism and love. While we mightn’t be able to head to every country we’d like to, it’s still a thrill [...]