Does Craghoppers’ Nosilife Fabric Work And Stop Mosquito Bites?

While visiting hot and humid countries around the world, you can have the best experiences ruined by mosquitoes and the diseases they carry. When we travelled to Vietnam, although there wasn’t the risk of the deadly malaria at that time and at the locations visited, we could have still got Dengue Fever and Japanese Encephalitis. Unlike Malaria, which is common in more rural areas, Dengue Fever, transmitted by mosquitoes, can be spread in urban areas all over South East Asia.…

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Craghoppers NosiLife Men’s Long-Sleeve Shirt Review

On our recent trip to Vietnam, I knew we would be going from rough and ready situations in the Sapa Mountains, to the very urban and bustling city of Hanoi as well as some quite posh accommodation on a boat trip around Halong Bay, all of which whilst contending with the heat and humidity of Vietnam. Trying to find clothing that would cope with all of these situations wasn’t an easy task but after the success of some of their…

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Great Travel Accessories That You Need

I absolutely love travel gadgets of any kind. If there are gizmos out there that can make my travelling life easier, so that I can spend more time enjoying myself or be more relaxed, then I want them! On our recent trip to Vietnam, we took several new purchases with us in the hope that they would make the trip even more enjoyable. Here is a quick run through of some of the things we brought with us and how…

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Tilley LTM6 Airflo Hat and Tilley T3 Wanderer Hat Review

One of the best parts of the build up to a new adventure is planning what you’re going to do, packing your kit and sorting out any new gear or clothing you may need. Every time I go through this process, I can feel the excitement growing and I become desperate to set off on our travels. For our recent trip to Vietnam, we already had most of the kit we would need. One thing we didn’t have, however, was…

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Visiting Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

After a few days in Hanoi and awesome time trekking in the Sapa region of Northern Vietnam, we returned to Hanoi before departing, once again, to head east to the coast! We were off to one of Vietnams greatest UNESCO world heritage sites… Halong Bay and the nearby (lesser known and less visited) Bai Tu Long Bay are known for their emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone karsts (islands) topped by rainforest. After a four hour drive, we arrived…

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