I thought Vietnam was all about bicycles, dirt cheap goods, leaf hat, and great noodles. But then there are the palaces, museums, and rich war chronicles that I missed (except for their epic feat over the Americans, that I know).
After our unfortunate first taste of Vietnam, I realized that it is really upsetting to get ripped off by a heartless and rascal taxi driver especially when you tried so hard not to fall victim.
Deprived of money and time? Kuala Lumpur may seem like a big city but it takes just a pair of brawny legs, a few Ringgit, and a big water bottle to visit its most popular spots in one day. Rowjie and I successfully did it. Check out my list of