Becoming an Accidental Expat in Hoi An

After a three day drive with a stop in Buon Ma Thuot and Pleiku, we arrived in Hoi An.  When I arrived here, I had no idea that it would become my home for three months.  Hoi An is a place that many backpackers get stuck. At the hostel I hung out at (and stayed […]

Dalat: land of cool weather, canyoning, and the Crazy House

After exploring the dunes in Mui Ne I reconnected with a guy I met in Saigon (we tried to meet up to travel to Mui Ne together but it didn’t work out). After my disastrous journey to Mui Ne it was time to acquire a travel buddy. Grant and I got a drink the night […]

Mui Ne in Photos

A day late after some stressful motorbike mishaps I arrived in Mui Ne. Mui Ne is a pretty small town along the ocean in south Vietnam mostly known for dunes, kitesurfing, and Russians. Yes, Russians. I’m still not entirely sure why that is… Here are some pictures from my time in Mui Ne:

Vietnam, Motorcycles, and Solo Travel Disasters

When I first started my trip the plan was to do as much of it by motorcycle as possible, including riding up the length of Vietnam over 1000 miles from Ho Chi Minh in the south to Hanoi in the north. The original plan was to do this part with my friend from college. However, […]