One of the first things you will notice about Vietnam is the number of motor bikes. 37 million of them, according to the department that registers them. So the thought of bicycling around through the mayhem on the streets may fill you with trepidation despite wanting to tick cycling in Vietnam off on your bucket list like me. In fact, you may be so scared, you may be tempted to go with a specialised tour despite being on a tight budget. I’m here to tell you a DIY Cycling Tour of Hoi An is not as frightening as you may think.
As a tourist destination, South Africa has suffered a public relations disaster during most of our lifetimes. However, if one can look past the negativity then the intrepid traveller can find delight around every corner and there some very good reasons to visit South Africa, particularly for Australians. Continue reading