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Mompox, the colonial architectural town
Colombia Destination South America

A Weekend Getaway to Mompox, The Forgotten UNESCO Town

Before I left for Colombia in July 2017, I read a travel memoir by Michael Jacobs, Robber of Memories. He travelled along River Magdalena during the turbulence of civil war where he traced the memories of Gabriel García Márquez, who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, just like his mother. In his captivating tale, while I cannot …

Asia Destination Travel Roundup Vietnam

Loving life; a short getaway to Central Vietnam [Travel Roundup]

Travelled to Danang, the fifth largest city in Vietnam recently with Susan, my Kindergarden best friend. Why Central Vietnam? Susan wanted a beach holiday and I wanted a destination not too touristy so Da Nang was the perfect fit for us. We squeezed in a couple of days in Hoi An, an ancient UNESCO listed …