Ha Long? About two days.
Oct31

Ha Long? About two days.

We find that high expectations are often disappointed, whereas greater pleasures can be derived from the unexpected. Ha Long Bay seems to fulfill both. Ha Long is the most visited location in Vietnam, if not Southeast Asia. Little surprise therefore that we aren’t going to have the place to ourselves. What we don’t expect however is the sheer volume of tourist traffic at this time of year, in the period between the rains and the high...

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Cu Chi – Cu Chi; but not so endearing Vietnam
Jul12

Cu Chi – Cu Chi; but not so endearing Vietnam

One step away from idyllic Vietnam into the dark of the Cu Chi tunnels and War Remnants museum. When Vietnam has so much to offer to travellers by way of beaches, bays, culture and countryside, you might wonder why war still features so strongly in its appeal to tourists. With the Vietnam War (1955-1975) a not so distant memory for many still alive today, its killing fields and museums still exact a significant draw on veterans,...

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Nha Trang – Buddha’s, beaches and beansprouts
Jun07

Nha Trang – Buddha’s, beaches and beansprouts

Nha Trang in Vietnam is best known as a beach resort for its miles of wide, clean white sand but if you delve a little deeper you’ll find a few treasures and fascinating local life. Not particularly attracted to lazing on a beach, as our threshold of boredom is fairly low, we elect to travel around Nha Trang to try to get a flavour of local life. We walk into the TTC Michelia Hotel on the junction of Le Loi and Pasteur roads and...

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