A day at cooking school in Hoi An

A day at cooking school in Hoi An

For our final day in Hoi An, we signed up for a cooking class with Coconut Fragrance, a home cooking school run by a young woman named Huynh and her chef husband Tuan. There are numerous options for cooking classes in town, but I was very happy with our selection and would wholeheartedly recommend it [...]

Discovering the Mekong Delta

Discovering the Mekong Delta

We capped off our time in Ho Chi Minh City on a day trip to the Mekong Delta. This is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River empties into the sea via a network of distributaries. On our tour with Urban Adventures, we travelled to My Tho, a former naval base turned port [...]

Movies to scare you before travelling

Movies to scare you before travelling

With all the news about the Wuhan coronavirus, I have become a little anxious about my upcoming trip to Asia. So far, there are two confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV in Vietnam, with further global spread anticipated as Lunar New Year approaches and more international travel ensues. Hopefully the massive quarantines happening in central China will [...]