Vibrant Vietnam June 12th 2008 Hello World!
Yes I know Vibrant, terrible, but you try thinking of a better word beginning with V!! It was the best we could think of... suggestions on the back of an e-postcard please!
So yes another blog another country and this time its Vietnam! We've only got 2 real countries left after this (if you exclude Singapore and don't class Malaysian Borneo as a different country!) so we are try ... read more
Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Independence was declared after World War II, but the French continued to rule until 1954 when they were defeated by Communist forc... ... read more
Yay, after both wanting to travel the world for as long as we can remember we are finally off!
A year working, living with mom :-) and general penny pinching and we've managed to save up enough to get rid of our post Uni finances - now up to that magical figure zero! With graduate loans in hand we are planning to travel for the next 9/10 months across Asia.
Fingers crossed route will be London > Dubai > India > Sri Lanka > Vietnam > Cambodia > Laos > Thailand > Malaysia > Indonesia > Singapore > London
We will update the blog with pictures and stories for you all as often as possible,... full info