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Month: January 2014

My 18 hour bus journey or How I reached Siem Reap, Cambodia

My 18 hour bus journey or How I reached Siem Reap, Cambodia

By far, this is the longest I’ve spent in a bus travel! So how did this happen?! Allow me to explain 😀 The original plan was a 12 hour ride from Ho Chi Minh City with a one hour stop over at Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. The ultimate destination is Siem Reap, which is the base city for visiting the Angkor temples. With all enthusiasm, I boarded the Mekong Express Limousine Bus at 7 AM. Everything was smooth…

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3 Quirky habits of the Vietnamese that I love!

3 Quirky habits of the Vietnamese that I love!

This Sunday was my 2 week anniversary of moving to Vietnam and I celebrated it by spending a quiet afternoon near the Saigon River with a copy of my Lord of the Rings. The cool breeze caressing my face and the presence of many couples-in-love reminded me of the Marina beach in Chennai! 😉 So of course it has entered into my list of favorite places in Ho Chi Minh City. When you move to a different country, there is always…

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What a Wonderful Start @ Vietnam!

What a Wonderful Start @ Vietnam!

It’s been a week since my big move to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and so far I’m loving it! The sense of pride and accomplishment in settling down in a foreign land all by yourself can only be experienced and cannot be translated into words. Your first-times will always stay special and here is my list of “first-times” in HCMC :

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