Category Vietnam

Halong Bay, Vietnam

HB17 On my second day in Vietnam, I head to Halong Bay which is a UNESCO world heritage site.  About 3000 islands rise from the emerald waters off the Gulf of Tonkin, so Halong Bay is simply gorgeous. It is about a 4 hr bus ride from Hanoi and there is major construction underway to expand the Read more [...]Read More

Good Morning Vietnam!

Hanoi 2014 After 30+ hours of traveling, I am finally in Vietnam. This is my first stop in my 3 week solo trip to Asia and Hanoi is bustling.  Hanoi is a good blend of its French colonial past and a fast emerging Asian economy and this mix is reflected in the  architectural styles, food and culture of the city. Read more [...]Read More