• 1Heels-up in the hills of Hanoi

    Not for the first time, I gatecrashed a party. This time it's a party for Vietnamese officials in a Montagnard village in the mountains near Hanoi. And even though I haven't brought anything to drink, no one seems to care. Read More
  • 2Vietnam Tour of beauty

    This is not a joke. We're sitting with a beer in an Irish bar in Ho Chi Minh City and a haka starts blaring from the speakers. Then comes Cheryl Moana Marie, followed by the Interislander theme used in those Cook Strait ferry ads. How bizarre. Read More
  • 3Terrence Carter in Hanoi - Vietnam

    "You won't hear anything – they're soundproofed," the Hanoi real estate agent lies to us about the karaoke bars adjacent to the fifth-floor apartment my wife and I are about to rent for three months. Read More
  • 4Uncle Ho lies in surreal state

    In Hanoi, Brett Atkinson is struck by the incongruity of Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum.
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  • 5A Vietnam holiday for the ages

    "It's never too late, so long as you're breathing," says my father Paul Jeffries, and true to his word he's still giving life a nudge at 85. Read More

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