Wait… Where? What’s Ha Giang? Ha Giang my friends, is another name for a secret paradise for adventure lovers with motorbikes. A province in Northern Vietnam along the Chinese border, it contains Lung Cu; Vietnam’s northern most point and ten diverse districts inhabited by 22 ethnic minorities and filled with culture. One of […]
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Once Upon A Time, a wicked stepmother was jealous of the beauty of her stepdaughter and forced her to sleep in a dirty corner of the kitchen and to cook, clean and chop wood until her hands were cut and blistered with angry sores and her hair matted. But the poor girl had […]
Hanoi is Marmite Central – you love it or you hate it. Right now, I feel waves of nostalgia for it, because I’ve just left after 7 months of living and teaching English there, but it’s not all candyfloss and unicorns. Some people, like Anthony Bourdain fall in love with Vietnam as […]
I burst out laughing when I scrolled down my Facebook feed. I was lying on my bed in my Airbnb in Canggu, North Kuta and this cartoon by Mila Gerber popped up in the ‘Bali expats’ group. It was a caricature of the different types of male expats around Bali and […]
Yippeee my new intro video is up! Here’s what it’s all about: Discover With Zainab is the brand new travel blog on the block with a difference – I’m going to discover the world through stories and I’m taking you with me! Everywhere I live, I will find stories, tales, legends, cultural practices, traditions and […]