In search of the perfect pho. 36 hours in Saigon. Vietnam.

Pho, pronounced as ‘fuh’ or ‘fur’ is a popular Vietnamese noodle soup bowl, consisting of broth, meat, rice noodles and herbs, usually basil, fresh cut chilli and lime. We’ve had the most delectable pho in Singapore and were salvating at the thought of finding the best bowl over our weekend trip to Saigon 2 weeks ago. Continue reading

Koh Lanta. Thailand.

Koh Lanta, the perfect holiday spot over the 2012 Chinese New Year holiday; secluded, relatively quiet with gorgeous long white sand beaches.

The island is easy to get to, with the airports of Krabi, Phuket and Trang in close proximity. Krabi and Trang have direct road and boat connections to Koh Lanta and are the best options if your plans do not include Phuket and/or Bangkok. We flew to Krabi from Singapore on Tiger Airways and then organised a car service from the villa we were staying at to pick us up from the airport.  Continue reading