KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: VISA: For many nationalities, visa can be bought on arrival and apply online.  http://www.vietnamvisapro.com CURRENCY: Besides the US Dollars that you will need for the visa, everything else is paid in the local currency, Vietnamese Dong. TRANSPORT: It’s best to use Grab car Hoi An instead of taxi’s. OrContinue Reading

Perhaps the most striking thing about a visit to Cu Chi is the incredible resourcefulness of the soldiers who lived and fought at Cu Chi. Everything was reused or recycled.

When preparing for a budget trip to India disregard, as far as possible, any clearly defined expectations. Nothing can prepare you for India if you come from a western or afro-western context.

There is a wish in the back of everyone’s mind. It is a wish to go back in time to a place where time means nothing. It is a yearning to be a child again, where responsibilities and worries have no hold on you. It is a desire for adventure; adventure in the great wilderness. And this small wish is stored in the back of everyone’s mind. It is there and it will always be.

Every city needs a centre point as its soul, and seeing as Geneva is built on the shores of one of the largest freshwater lakes in Europe, you won’t have any difficulty finding this one. The city has the historic old town on the left shore and the international town on the right, with the picturesque lake always in the centre.

For all the bad press that Johannesburg receives, its undercoat proves to be a burgeoning brush of colour, just waiting to be experienced for its rich history, diverse culture, interesting cuisine and friendly locals.