We entered Vietnam in the south and spent every day of our 30 day visa travelling up to the extreme north of the country. By the end we had fallen in love with the country. Read More »
November 21, 2011 | Destinations, Highlighted, Vietnam, | No Comments
Hanoi is the major city in the north of the country and when visiting Vietnam it’s likely it’ll either be your first stop or your last. Either way it’s some experience. Read More »
October 29, 2011 | Highlighted, Vietnam, | 1 Comment
Halong Bay, in North East Vietnam, is a seascape of ~2,000 limestone mountain peaks jutting out of the sea across an area of ~1,500 square kilometres. It’s vying to be included on the list as one of the new 7 natural wonders of the world and it’s easy to see why – it’s spectacular. Read More »
October 20, 2011 | Destinations, Highlighted, Vietnam, | 3 Comments
Sleepy Sapa in the extreme North is a major port of call on the Vietnam tourist trail, even though it’s quite remote, stuck up next to the border with China. You go there to experience the ethnic communities and their daily village life and to trek around the jaw-dropping rice terraces that are cut into the mountainside. Read More »
We arrived in Hue on a motorcycle after our Easyrider Vietnam adventure (having selected Hue as the only feasible destination for that trip)....so it was more of a necessity to visit than a desire. Did the visit to Hue turn out better than expected, a nice surprise? Read More »
September 27, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | 3 Comments
Easyrider Vietnam. It’s one of those things that people who’ve done it will immediately ask you if you’re going to do it once they hear you’re in Vietnam. The reason is because it’s an awesome adventure and 100% not to be missed. Read More »
September 14, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | No Comments
Vietnam is a very special place - here's a few of our pictures from our travels in the country Read More »
September 8, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | 2 Comments
We loved Hoi An. It’s a special place - old, crumbling, charming. It’s full of colonial and Chinese buildings lining the tiny streets, set against the pretty river that flows through the small town. Read More »
August 28, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | 1 Comment
When you travel you meet so many other people and travellers and they are a great source of recommendations for places and things to do. But should you listen to them? Nha Trang was a case in point. Read More »
August 11, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | 1 Comment
Mui Ne is one of the stops as you travel the coast of Vietnam that is a bit of a 'maybe' on whether to check it out or not. More than just a beach? Read More »
July 18, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | No Comments
Saigon offers interesting tours outside of the city, with the claustrophobic Cu Chi Tunnels from the American War contrasting with the peaceful waterways of the Mekong Delta. Read More »
July 14, 2011 | Destinations, Vietnam, | No Comments
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is hectic, busy, and really alive. It was our first stop in Vietnam and we were apprehensive. Read More »