Jimbaran, Indonesia Friday 5th Dec Hotel: Intercontinental Hotel Jimbaran Bay: Room 6115. We arrived at the hotel at about 3pm and started out with High Tea. We spent the rest of the afternoon by the pool before heading to the sunset beach bar where we stayed for the evening. We enjoyed some cocktails and bar … More Just a few days in Bali
Nha Trang, Vietnam Sunday, June 29, 2014 Given our early night last night we woke quite early and were at the Gym by 6.15am. The routine was as for yesterday with a visit to the pool, then breakfast and then the beach. It was much hotter today and required wearing thongs from the lounge bed … More Back to HCMC day
Nha Trang, Vietnam Saturday, June 28, 2014 Mark and I tried out the gym before the three of us went to have a morning swim in the hotel pool. The pool area was lovely and offered great views out across the beach. Mark noticed some loose pool tiles though and this, along with the other … More Our full day in Nha Trang
Nha Trang, Vietnam Friday, June 27, 2014 Our flight to Nha Trang didn’t leave until 11.45am and so we had a leisurely morning and visit to the gym before talking a taxi to the airport. The flight was delayed 30 minutes but being less than an hour duration we were at the hotel by about … More First day in Nha Trang
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Thursday, June 26, 2014 Today was Mekong Delta day. We used the same Saigon Tourist tour company to take this full day tour as we had used for our last two trips. Fortune was with us today as the weather was sunny and with just a few clouds on the … More Mekong Delta Day
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Mark and I woke with the same thought: we needed a diversion from this hotel location. So we spent the next hour or so tracking down details on other destinations to visit. We decided on the beach resort of Nha Trang and made flight and hotel … More Cu Chi Tunnels day
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Tuesday, June 24, 2014 Our first morning in HCMC was one of discovery. We discovered that whilst our hotel room was more than satisfactory, the hotel location was not. This detail did not feature during any of my searching or reading of travel reviews. It wasn’t until after breakfast that … More First full day in HCMC
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Monday, June 23, 2014 This morning started much the same as the last two except Tom came to the gym with us. Mark could only manage 4 courses at breakfast today which meant we got away a bit earlier.Our first destination for the day was the Sultan Mosque and Arab … More Our last day in Singapore
Singapore, Singapore Sunday, June 22, 2014 It was a slow start today. Mark and I went to the gym for a while before we all headed down to breakfast. There were some morning showers so we gave the pool a miss.The plan for the day was to head to ‘Little India’ and take another self-guided … More ‘Little India’ day.
Singapore, Singapore Saturday, June 21, 2014 Our first morning was a rather lazy one, for the boys at least. I rose early to write my blog but the boys managed a bit of a sleep in. We then had a swim before heading to breakfast and there was a bit of pool envy here as … More Our first full day in Singapore.