Vietnam Coracle: Independent Travel Guides to Vietnam

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The Odes: A Collection

Over the years, I’ve written ‘odes’ in praise of aspects of Vietnam: from natural phenomena to types of food to specific places & personalities…

Vietnam Coracle 10 Year Anniversary

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, I’ve written an account of my website’s conception and development and an evaluation of its ‘success’.

The New Vietnam Coracle Logo

Vietnam Coracle has a new logo. Read the story behind the logo’s creation & design…

6 Most Popular New Posts in the Year of the Buffalo on Vietnam Coracle

In a year dominated by the pandemic & a particularly difficult 12 months for Vietnam, I take a look at the 6 most-read new posts in the Year of the Buffalo…

Vietnam Coracle: New Site Launch

More than a year in the making, I’m proud to announce the launch of Vietnam Coracle’s all new design. Read the story behind the project…

11 Most-Read Posts in the Year of the Rat, Vietnam Coracle, Travel Blog

A look at the most popular posts on my website during the Year of the Rat. Although generally a torrid time for travel due to the pandemic, for much of the year travel within Vietnam was still possible, thanks largely to the government’s successful pandemic response…

Sketches of Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Over the course of a week, I sat & wrote for half an hour on five separate occasions at five random locations in Saigon, and described the scenes as they appeared to me, in the hope of capturing something of the spirit of the city….