It is safe to say that my stomach naturally craves Vietnamese cuisine thanks to my Vietnamese background and growing up with my mother’s cooking, so spending 2 weeks in Vietnam was akin to entering foodie heaven. Although familiar with Southern and Central Vietnamese cooking, I wanted to acquaint myself with Northern Vietnamese food—enter the Urban Adventures Hanoi Street Food by Night Tour. It
Phong Nha, a region located in north-central Vietnam, beckoned us with promises of scenic rural landscapes and spectacular caves waiting to be explored. This region has recently seen a surge in tourism and been catapulted into the itineraries of intrepid travellers and keen locals alike due to the ongoing discovery of caves in the Phong
We are gathered around a table, sitting on low plastic stools; the table is heaving with plates of seafood, noodles and rice stacked on top of one another that are constantly being replenished. There is a hum of activity, the air frequently punctuated with joyful bouts of laughter from the adults and playful shrieks from the
I am sitting on the verandah of the Phong Nha homestay, with a view of the rice fields and mountains looming under a cloud of haze in the near distance. This has been my home for the last two days. It has been exactly a year since the first post on Curated by Cammi went
A trip to Las Vegas is not complete without walking the Vegas Strip, seeing the fountain show at Bellagio, dancing with Lady Luck in the casinos, and maybe even partying all night long at a rooftop pool party—right? Everyone in the know knows the real fun to be had is actually in Downtown Las Vegas, or Vintage Vegas. Downtown Las Vegas
Las Vegas had never been high on my list of must-visit destinations simply because I felt like I had already been. The sin city has been so immortalised in films and pop culture that it’s easy to feel as though you already know the city intimately, even if you have never actually set foot inside this desert oasis.
Rottnest Island is an idyllic island that has the virtue of being a mere 30-minute ferry ride off the mainland of Perth, Western Australia. Although Perth has no shortage of pristine coastline, Rottnest Island takes it up a notch and its clear aquamarine waters and sandy alcoves will make you feel as though you’ve stumbled upon a not-so-secluded paradise.
As hard as it may be to believe: solo travel is not solely the domain of all the single ladies and men out there. You can be in a relationship and travel alone. In fact, I’ve written about travelling alone while in a relationship before here and what it was like to travel without my then-fiancé-now-husband. The set of
They say your 20s are the best years for travelling (check out my 20 cities to visit in your 20s list): backpacking through Europe, full moon parties on Thailand’s idyllic islands, hostel pub crawls with strangers-turned-BFFs—what’s not to love? However, your 30s can be an even better decade for travelling. Think about it: you have more cash
‘Please, with confidence.’ These words soon became the catchcry of our Peruvian tour guide, Leo, given how often it was uttered during our 7-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu. This unfamiliar, yet endearing, turn of phrase alluded to the difficulty and challenge of crossing the Salkantay pass, reaching an altitude of 4600 metres before descending into
YOU GUYS, I WAS NOMINATED FOR A LIEBSTER AWARD! When I found out I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Ameeta of Aye Wanderful, I was seriously chuffed. Thanks for the nomination, Ameeta! (You should all go and check out her travel and lifestyle blog—and awesome profile pic—while you’re at it.) For those who are wondering
Peru is a country where you will need more than a few weeks to immerse yourself in its incredibly vibrant culture and history. Here is the ultimate bucket list of things to do in Peru. 1. Visit a desert oasis The palm-fringed oasis of Huacachina nestled amongst the expansive sand dunes is a desert paradise, although you might