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I’m Niobe.

A Brit living and working in Hanoi, Vietnam. 

I photograph, draw and write about my life living abroad.

You’ll find features about:
living sustainably and well  
the highs and lows of life abroad
travel itineraries and candid reflections on trips away
my favourite veggie and vegan eats at home, in Hanoi and beyond

A Postcard from Hoi An

Part 3 of our summer tour of Vietnam took us to Hoi An, one of my favourite places in Vietnam. It’s small, quiet and full of charm (and usually tourists). Little streets and alleys filled with houses painted as warmly

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Hue Imperial City

A Postcard from Hue

I’m feeling very lucky that I can travel round Vietnam this summer, with no restrictions (bar leaving the country) and enjoy seeing some beautiful places. Covid has hit the global economy hard and Vietnam’s industries have suffered. Hotel chains have

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A Postcard from Mai Chau

As mentioned in my previous post, I spent the first few days of July in Mai Chau, a rural village in Hoa Binh province just a few hours drive from Hanoi. Here are some words about the trip. Green everywhere,

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