Friday, 23 September 2016 07:58

The Homestay Experience  

Stay in a five-star or boutique hotel, and you got one type of experience. Stay in a homestay and you get something altogether quite different. Words and photos by Jesse Meadows

Published in The Stories
Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:51

10 Ways To Keep Your Road Trip From Falling Apart

A veteran of road trips by motorbike both good and bad, Jesse Meadows gives a few tips on how to ensure your two-wheeled travels don’t end up in disaster

Published in The Final Say
Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:38

The Deep South

To the east of the Cambodian border in southern Vietnam is Kien Giang Province; a stretch of coastline filled with magnificent rock faces, beaches created by the silt flowing out of The Mekong, and caves to explore, many marked with scars from past wars.

Published in The Big Story
Thursday, 15 September 2016 06:22

Into the Mekong

Leaving Ho Chi Minh City is a trip of its own — between finding our way out, and the traffic, it takes us more than an hour to get out of the city.

Published in The Big Story
Thursday, 15 September 2016 01:51

The Central Highlands

The bus rips its way along the winding road, narrowly missing its ghost-like cousins as they spin past through the mist. It is as though the forest is hungry.

Published in The Big Story
Thursday, 15 September 2016 01:30

The Ho Chi Minh Trail

It started off as a road trip just for two; Ben Mitchell from Phong Nha Farmstay and I. Yet by the time we departed Phong Nha in Quang Binh early one August morning, our ranks had swollen to eight.

Published in The Big Story
Thursday, 15 September 2016 01:09

South of Hanoi

The worst part of road tripping south out of the city is the dusty construction you must first pass on Highway 13. It’s a sort of toll for the beauty you’ll see soon.

Published in The Big Story
Monday, 12 September 2016 05:12

The Northern Loop

We were supposed to set off early to Ba Be Lake to ensure we completed the 230km trip in a day, but because of mechanical gremlins, our departure gets put back. The contingency plan is to make a first stop at Thac Ba Lake, 150km away in the village of Vu Linh in Yen Bai.

Published in The Big Story
Monday, 12 September 2016 04:58

The Far North

The scenery here is breathtaking. It is Ha Giang, after all, the most beautiful province in Vietnam. Yet two days into our trip it still defies words.

Published in The Big Story
Monday, 12 September 2016 04:55

The Motorcycle Diaries

Che Guevara liked biking through long countries. So do we.

Published in The Big Story
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