You have most likely heard of Saigon and perhaps Ho Chi Minh City too, but you might not have known that both are different names for the same city in Southern Vietnam. Before the trip I said I was visiting Ho Chi Minh City, but now that we’ve visited and spent time speaking to the locals I’d be more likely to say Saigon. Saigon was renamed to Ho Chi Minh City at the end of the Vietnam war, named after the communist leader who led the independence movement in Vietnam. Continue reading “10 Things to do in Saigon, Vietnam”
Cycling over Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito..
The Golden Gate bridge is one of the most famous landmarks of San Francisco and I am so pleased that we were advised to cycle over, it made our trip! Renting bikes is very popular in San Francisco and so is the route that we took starting at Fisherman’s Wharf and ending in the beautiful town the other side of the bridge, Sausalito. Continue reading “Golden Gate Bridge & Sausalito”
New York is up there with one of my favourite places in the world so I was so excited to visit again in June this year. My flight landed on a Sunday afternoon on such a beautiful sunny day, what more could you possibly want?! Once I had checked in to my hotel in Times Square, I took a walk straight to Central Park to catch some rays and read. I was travelling alone which is something I’m not used to so I wanted to keep as busy as possible whilst making the most of my time in the big apple. The trip was very short but I managed to fit quite a lot in and I hope you enjoy some of my top things to do in New York. Continue reading “48 hours in NYC!”
I was sat in work on an average weekday when I received an email to say I had won a pair of flights to San Francisco with Thomas Cook Airlines – what an exciting surprise (I’d like to say a huge thank you to Thomas Cook Airlines if you are reading this)! I text my other half and once we were both over the initial excitement we started planning our trip right away. Continue reading “Cali Road Trip: San Francisco”