After taking several night buses up the coast of Vietnam, I knew that the times stated meant nothing. When your Vietnamese travel agent says it takes 10 hours, you can add on another 5. So when I booked the bus from Hanoi to Luang Prabang and the man told me 24 hours, I knew it [...]
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Thought Wimdu just did apartments? Think again. You can also sleep on a junk boat in Vietnam too! When I was booking accommodation in Hanoi through Wimdu, I also saw a few Halong Bay Cruises listed. Cruising Halong Bay is one of those things you have to do if you’re in Northern Vietnam, and lots [...]
I wasn’t a fan of Hanoi in Vietnam. It was cold, wet and the pavements were so narrow that I was walking in the road amongst a sea of bikes. So I was thankful that I had a gorgeous room at La Belle Vie hotel to go back to. I booked the accommodation through Wimdu, [...]
Ho Chi Minh City is chaotic and I have never seen so many motorbikes in my life. But staying in the Windsor Plaza hotel gave me the peace and relaxation I needed before beginning my jam-packed itinerary around South East Asia. After a 17 hour journey from London to Kuala Lumpur, followed by a 6-hour [...]
I am really excited to announce my upcoming travel plans- Pommie is going to Southeast Asia! This November/December I’ll be visiting Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma and then… Australia! I’ve been to Thailand and Singapore, and I once lived in Indonesia, but there are still lots of countries in Southeast Asia I haven’t been to. While [...]
Escaping on a Vietnam holiday has never been easier. With a new direct route from London Gatwick with Vietnam Airlines, this mystical land is just 11 hours away. If you fancy a more extreme city break or you’d like to add Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City) to your other holiday plans then [...]
Who is this Pommie chick?
I'm a British girl from Manchester and I have been traveling solo since 2008. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and work remotely. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and travel the world.