I’d last been to Cebu three years ago, with my main memories being Mango Square being filled with hookers and a ladyboy trying to rob me whilst I went to buy medicine. When I recently had a stag tour booked here, I was hoping this trip would be more successful. I was due to be […]
Hong Kong is a damned expensive place to eat and drink, especially when compared to Mainland China, but there’s a cheat used by expats and visitors alike and that is 7-11. Now as an avowed Marxist (according to the media anyway) you would think I would despise all thinks corporate and franchised, BUT when it […]
Al Gore, the former VP of US and A, was famous for inventing internet. But did you know President Obama was not just famous for inventing being first black president, but also being the first president to get down and dirty with the locals on the street food scene? And when he was in Hanoi, […]
It’s been a while since I wrote about the fast food cuisine of a nation, with my being about the general culinary abortion that is Dico’s in China, but needing a fast food fix, I ended up in Lotteria. Vietnam and Hanoi in particular don’t really do McDonalds or KFC; McDonalds have one store in […]
Hanoi might not exactly be Saigon or Bangkok when it comes to partying the night away, but there’s at least one thing you should do when you visit Hanoi: get drinks and street food in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.