Month: March 2018

2018 March HCMC

After Yangon, I flew to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in southern Vietnam which is the largest city in the country (approximately 13 million) and its commercial centre. I’ve been coming here for approximately 20 years and it is amazing to see the rapid pace of development, with the skyline dotted with construction cranes. …

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2018 March Yangon

After leaving Singapore, I made my first trip to Yangon (the old Rangoon), capital of Myanmar. It is a huge sprawling city of over 5.5 million residents, and at one time was apparently the second busiest port in the world after New York City. Over the last five or ten years, the country has been …

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2018 March Singapore

After Botswana I was able to spend most of a week in Singapore attending a conference and a variety of business meetings. Singapore is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world and it is extremely easy to get around the island state using public transit – it also has an increasingly vibrant …

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