Vietnam is overwhelming for most people. New sights, new smells, new faces, new customs, new language. But one of the biggest things to adapt to is the traffic. The most common form of transport in Saigon, and across Vietnam, is motorbikes. There are lots of them. 8.5 million of them scooting about Ho Chi Minh City every day, to be
Learning to ride a motorbike is one of the best travel skills I’ve gained since moving to Vietnam. Nothing compares to the freedom of being able to scoot around without relying on public transport. As well as allowing me to explore Saigon with a depth I hadn’t realised I was missing, it's enabled me to explore destinations across Vietnam and
Being the proud owner of a TEFL certification is one of the big requirements for becoming an English Teacher abroad. With so many TEFL courses out there it can be confusing to pick one. After a bit of research, I decided to go with the 140hr TEFL.org course which has since served me great during my 5 years teaching in Vietnam.
The charm of Hoi An's architecture and the laid back vibe is what attracts most visitors to this ancient city. The pedestrianised old city offers a welcome break from the usual chaos of Vietnamese roads and while most opt to wander around the old city on foot, you'll want to get onto a bicycle to explore further afield. The countryside