Many people we’ve spoken to have raved about Kyoto. It’s known to be one of the few major cities left in Japan that still showcases it’s ancient routes. And we’ve got to say, this place delivered. Coming from the technology-infused … Continue reading Kanichiwa Kyoto
So we’ve all seen stunning images of places in Vietnam such as Halong Bay or Sapa, but it’s not often that ‘Hue’ is highlighted as one of the cities with pristine beauty. Hue is an city which is just north … Continue reading Hue to Hoi An Top Gear Style: The Final Adventure
Wow what a week it has been! As I’d mentioned in the previous post, our main goal for this week was to focus on developing a rehab program for the kids at daycare, a simple one which any volunteer could … Continue reading Week 4 at Green Lion HQ: Ending on a high note
I don’t know why this week felt so long. Maybe its because a lot of our original orientation group had left, who knows, but it certainly did feel like we were tired more often. Everyday we completed our two shifts … Continue reading Week 3 at Green Lion HQ: The long drawn-out week
So we’ve finally reached the tail end of our 100 day trip, and this is the week we have been looking forward to for a very long time. Both Jason and I have been placed to work at the Daycare … Continue reading Week 2 at Green Lion HQ: The volunteering begins!
Wowee what a week it’s been. I really don’t know where begin so I suppose I’ll start from the beginning. We arrived at our accommodation in the Tan Binh district at a place called the Saigon Tourist Hospitality College. It’s … Continue reading Week 1 at Green Lion HQ Saigon: The introduction
For the last two months we’ve been cursed with intense monsoonal rainfall when we’ve arrived at any beach so we were very much looking forward to finally getting into our bathing suits and out in the sun. Finally we were … Continue reading Water Parks and Sand Dunes
Arriving in Hanoi after 4 weeks in India was wonderfully refreshing. Whilst India was an amazing experience, it was great to enter a country with slightly cooler weather and also be able to walk around without everybody asking “Where you … Continue reading Mai Chau; Vietnam’s hidden gem
So this was the final leg of our incredible India experience, and what a way to end it! Rajasthan is one of, if not the most famous state in the whole of India. Each city feels completely different. We happened … Continue reading Royal Rajasthan
Mumbai is a crazy, overpopulated, addictive cultural experience which is tantalizing to the 5 senses. It is the financial capital of India and often considered to be the ‘city of dreams’. The continuous sounds of car horns and the sight … Continue reading Mumbai Magic
Arriving in Kochi was extremely surreal after our monsoon experience in Goa. We drove through a large city surrounded by neon lights and billboards with the majority of signs in English. The city instantly felt more modern and cleaner than … Continue reading The calmness of Kerala and another hospital visit
If heavy rain, mosquitoes and rubbish-lined streets are your thing, then head to Goa during monsoon season. For those of you who haven’t been to Goa, its quite similar to Koh Samui (Thailand) but exchange the drunken Aussies in fluoro … Continue reading Goa in monsoon season…what were we thinking???