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 best way to explore the charming Hoi An countryside is by bicycle. This guide shares a self-guide route, rental companies and guided tours you can join.