Get postcards from around the world as we travel

Andy and Elena are travelling the world We gave up our jobs to see the world and start afresh , and love sending postcards! We post up our postcards here with the stories behind then and the postcards of people we meet and you can have them sent to you.

  • A visit to a Thai floating market

A visit to a Thai floating market

  • March 17th, 2014

We’re taking a little time out from Hanoi and have come to Thailand. Yesterday our host took us to Amphawa, which is a floating market about 80km from Bangkok.

This postcard was handmade by a […]

  • B is for bạn

B is for bạn

  • February 8th, 2014

As I mentioned in my previous post, when I grew up I had very few Vietnamese friends and I only spoke to my parents and grandparents in Vietnamese. This has left me with some deficiencies. In Vietnamese, there is no fixed word for “you” or “I”, but pronouns depend on the relative age of the […]

  • 027 – Â is for ấy

027 – Â is for ấy

I stopped talking Vietnamese when I was about 5 as I grew up in London and my parents wanted me to talk English and fit in, hence the English (albeit Vietnamese-influenced) name. As a result, my Vietnamese is quite stunted and, even though I know some pretty complex stuff, I lack quite a lot of […]

  • Ă is for ăn

Ă is for ăn

  • February 3rd, 2014

Vietnamese uses a modified Latin script for it’s writing system, and has 12 vowels which, along with 6 tone markers creates 72 distinct vowel sounds. This is before we even start looking at dipthongs […]

About Postcards from us

This site is run by Andy and Elena Hoang who are lovely . We decided to give up our 9-5 jobs in London in August 2013 to travel the world. Both of us really like making and sending postcards, and you can receive one from us as we travel You just have to pay for us to send it! Just don’t make us go back to work to do so!
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