Good morning again, Sapa! After getting terrorised by bugs the previous night, I woke up in a very blissful holiday mood, and was gloating over the fact that…

It’s about 6am and we’ve arrived in Lao Cai! It’s the transit town where tourists hop off the train and into a bus heading towards Sapa. The overnight…

There’s something you should come to accept as a tourist before you venture out of the airport in Hanoi: you’re going to get ripped off and there’s nothing…

Once in a while I lend my help to the people behind Noah’s Ark Natural Animal Sanctuary (NANAS), especially when they hold tours at their lovely compound in…

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