Seeing Hanoi on foot

The streets of Hanoi rumbled into life in the morning like a great machine coughing into life, intoxicatingly fragrant with noodle soup, vibrating with motorbike engines, horns, shouting, conical straw hats, fruit and Buddhist shrines, pulsing and pumping like a heartbeat.

London on foot

Well, it seems that for all these years I thought the London bridge was that famous twin towered attraction, but it was Tower Bridge I was thinking of! (So the song was about a different bridge falling down I guess…) Turns out the term applies to many bridges, and the medieval London bridge from the … More London on foot

People watching in Paris

If i’m feeling lazy on a particular Sunday in Australia, when I want bread from the shops but don’t feel like getting dressed, I’m going out anyway. I’ll wear thongs, pyjama pants and my favourite band T-shirt, that old one I’ve had since a teenager, with all the holes and stains, but still rocks.

16 Paris Metro stations with absolutely incredible designs

The first Paris metro line was built in 1900, and since then, it has ballooned to stunning 301-station (and counting) network that takes you to within walking distance of anywhere in Paris. I love the speed, usability, style and convenience of the metro. But above all, I love the art and design of the Paris … More 16 Paris Metro stations with absolutely incredible designs