Vietnam Hints & Tips

We have been contacted by a number of community members and followers of A Wandering Memory asking for some hints and tips about Vietnam. Your wish is our command!

I was enthralled by Vietnam ever since I studied history at school. The tales of how a small third world nation rose up against the most powerful country in the world, were just too enticing. I soon found out that there was a lot more to the story than what i knew.

All that study just made me more determined to know what this nation was truly like? So I visited and here are our recommendations … More Vietnam Hints & Tips

The Truth about the Phi Phi Islands – Thailand.

It occurred to me that I have only blogged once about Thailand and haven’t yet shared my thought on some of the incredible places we have visited. One such place is that of the Koh Phi Phi Islands on the western coast of Thailand. These islands, usually reached by either ferry from Phuket or Krabi, were thrown into the international limelight when a certain Leonardo di Caprio, used one for the location of ‘The Beach’. Since this the island in question Phi Phi Lea has become a mecca for travelers, holidays and backpackers galore… … More The Truth about the Phi Phi Islands – Thailand.

A Glimpse into the Past – Terracotta Warriors – Xi’an, China

Since my parents retired they are fast becoming the most well-travelled people I know! and coming from me that really is something. They call it ‘S.K.I holidays’, i.e. Spending Kids Inheritance! Isn’t it great to have witty parents?

Anyhow there next trip is back to the incredible country of China, to explore more of the interior (what I classify as real china!). They have been to Shanghai and Hong Kong before but never to the most iconic of attractions – The Wall, The Warriors, The Pandas and of course the Yangtze River. … More A Glimpse into the Past – Terracotta Warriors – Xi’an, China