Restaurants in Auckland

Restaurants in Auckland There are a decent amount of restaurants in Auckland to choose from and here are the ones I visited! Soul Bar and Bistro Our best meal by far was at Soul Bar and Bistro situated right by Viaduct Harbour. The restaurant offers beautiful surroundings with a large terrace area overlooking the Harbour,…

Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland Auckland is the biggest city in New Zealand with a population of over 1.6million and is ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities according to the 2019 Mercer Quality of Living Survey! It is growing year on year and there are number of developments being built, as well…

Liv Restaurant

Restaurant in Belgravia Liv Restaurant is a relaxed all-day neighbourhood restaurant in Belgravia, close to Sloane Square station. It’s gorgeous inside Liv with a minimal and contemporary yet cosy feel and it radiates a welcoming atmosphere from the moment you step inside. The team were super friendly and set the tone right at the start with…

Seabird

Rooftop restaurant in Southwark Seabird is a rooftop restaurant in Southwark atop the Hoxton Hotel. It boasts impressive views across London as well as the UK’s longest oyster list. Opening later than planned, due to getting things perfect, we were more than keen to go and try it out. Entering the Hoxton, things can be a…

Bars in Singapore

Bars in Singapore Singapore – what a city! There is plenty of nightlife to choose from – here are some of the bars in Singapore I visited. CÉ LA VI Situated on the 57th floor of the Marina Bay Sands lies the beautiful CÉ LA VI , one of the best rooftop bars in Singapore. You…

Cinnamon Bazaar

Modern Indian Restaurant in Covent Garden The Cinnamon Bazaar is a modern Indian restaurant in Covent Garden with extremely welcoming staff and a divine cocktail bar. From the minute we stepped in the door to the minute we left (five hours later!) the atmosphere was busy and electric. It certainly seemed like a very popular spot for…

Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh

Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh Set out below are some of the restaurants in Ho Chi Minh we visited in District 1: XU Saigon XU Saigon is an amazing restaurant in Ho Chi Minh with a lively cocktail lounge downstairs. The restaurant is plush and stylish but without feeling pretentious and focuses on developing a…

3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City

3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City Set out below is how I spent 3 days in Ho Chi Minh City but first, a bit of history. Ho Chi Minh was originally part of the kingdom of Cambodia and was a small port town until the late 17th century. In the 18th century, it became…

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour If you are visiting Ho Chi Minh, a Cu Chi Tunnels Tour of the tunnels used during the Vietnam War is presumably high on your list. If so, a tour to the Cu Chi Tunnels with Les Rives is a brilliant way to do so (1899000 Vietnamese Dong / approximately £62)….

Hotel in Central Ho Chi Minh City

Hotel in Central Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City is pretty spread out – even District 1 covers a number of miles! We wanted to be within walking distance of the main attractions including the War Museum and Notre Dame so opted for a hotel in Central Ho Chi Minh City. That said,…

4 days in Hoi An

4 days in Hoi An Hoi An is one of the best places I have visited. I was literally awe struck at its beauty at night with thousands of lanterns surrounding the Ancient Town. Make sure you spend at least 4 days in Hoi An – you won’t regret it! My itinerary (as well as…

Day trip to Hue from Hoi An

Day trip to Hue from Hoi An When researching where to visit in Hoi An, Hue came up a number of times. However, we didn’t quite have enough time to fit it into our itinerary. So we did the next best thing and went on a day trip to Hue from Hoi An! Yes, it…

Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh

Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh We booked our Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh through Withlocals who specialise in connecting visitors with local guides for unique, personalised and authentic tours. This was the tour we were most excited about and had stayed an extra day in Ho Chi Minh for. We didn’t…

Hotel in Hoi An

Hotel in Hoi An There is very little accommodation in Hoi An Ancient town itself – only a handful of homestays. I recommend choosing a hotel in Hoi An within a 10 minute walk from the town, as that is probably where you will spend most of your time. Alternatively, there are a number of…

Restaurants in Hoi An

Restaurants in Hoi An There are so many amazing restaurants in Hoi An Ancient Town serving both local and Western food. We eat at all local restaurants – the prices quoted below are converted into pounds to make it easier. When we visited, 30,000 Vietnamese Dong was £1. The local dishes to keep an eye…