- Nga Nam Floating marketNga Nam floating market located 40km away from Bac Lieu City and travelers can also get there from Soc Trang Province. Nga Nam means five branches of rivers flow into one and that explains why Nga Nam floating market Posted by jason BVN in Mekong Delta's Attractions | Sep 30, 2013
- Hanoi!So Vietnam? It rains! A lot!! Guess it's my own fault for coming in monsoon season...
Despite the weather Hanoi has been great fun. I have meet some really nice people and everyone seems pretty friendly. Especially the locals when they Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Sep 26, 2013
- Same Same But DifferentSame same but different is a common expression here. You can even find it on the tourist shirts. It pretty much sums up my 2nd visit to this beautiful country. In 1 year the changes are noticeable yet the charm Posted by inbetweendreams in In Between Dreams | Sep 25, 2013
- And so the adventure begins!After what seemed like THE longest journey ever I arrived in Hanoi. Finally! I left London Heathrow on time after a number of emotional good byes. I am incredibly blessed with very loving and supportive family & friends, saying Posted by HelenHeneghan in Helen goes round the world! | Sep 24, 2013
- Happy in Hoi AnQuote of the day: "If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present"
Currently on iPod: the new Jack Posted by inbetweendreams in In Between Dreams | Sep 22, 2013
- Welcome to Hoi AnTattoo of the day: "forever trust in who you are"
Quote of the day: after being told by a super white Aussie her dad fought in Vietnam, "oh so your dad is Vietnamese"
We arrived in Hoi An today and I fell Posted by inbetweendreams in In Between Dreams | Sep 20, 2013
- Greetings from tomorrowZach's quote of the day, "There is always a million reasons not to do something, I like us because we think of a million reasons we should do it." So true. Anything can work if you want it to. Posted by inbetweendreams in In Between Dreams | Sep 19, 2013
- Day 41: Hue to Hoi AnMy smugness at having booked the same bus as my friends for a dollar less didn't last long, as I realised that there were 2 separate buses headed for Hoi An and I was now facing the 4 hour trip Posted by WorldWideWill in Will's Worldwide Wandering | Sep 16, 2013
- Mui Ne & Nha TrangFinally managing to tear myself from Saigon I decide to head up the coast about 300km to Mui Ne, a picturesque beach town near the famous fishing city of Phan Thiết, a favourite getaway for the Saigonese seeking a Posted by Logan Crerar in Travelling the Mekong | Sep 13, 2013
- Getting hustled.. Again.The ferry dropped us off in what I would call the heart of the Delta. We were the only westerners in sight. In a town that we didn't know the name. The only thing we knew for sure was that Posted by SMWiley in Engaged around the world! | Sep 12, 2013
- You don't want to but you have to...Late, disgusting, unsanitary, slow, loud, these are the main words I would choose to describe getting around Vietnam. The most direct route to Saigon from Hanoi is 1,777 kilometers. Traveling via the coast and into the mountains make the journey Posted by SMWiley in Engaged around the world! | Sep 12, 2013
- War. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.Upon entering Vietnam, I knew that I would want to take some time to explore the areas where my father was stationed and also vacationed back in 1969. I made a couple phone calls to him once we started working Posted by SMWiley in Engaged around the world! | Sep 9, 2013
- Living Life in the DMZVietnam has a lot of history, but what intrigued me most about this country was learning more about the Vietnam War. The city of Hue played an important part of the war by being the place of the DMZ Posted by SMWiley in Engaged around the world! | Sep 9, 2013
- Temple on the MountainSa Pa was such a fantastic introduction to Vietnam. Stets and I had our 28 day Visa in hand, well technically glued to our passport, and so we decided to use every single day and travel from the extreme north Posted by SMWiley in Engaged around the world! | Sep 8, 2013
- Ninh BinhAfter another night in Hanoi, we hired a car to take us to Ninh Binh, roughly three hours away. We wanted to spend more time with Huyen, and to thank her for all she had done for us. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Sep 4, 2013
- Halong BayWe went out to Halong Bay for two days and a night, after booking with a small travel agency in old town, Hanoi. I would guess they all sell the same tours on various boats with slightly Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Aug 26, 2013
- Three days in SaigonThe first thing you notice about Saigon is the traffic. Walking out of our hotel onto a main road we were confronted with a mammoth amount of motorbikes, weaving in and out of trucks, buses and cars. The air is Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Aug 21, 2013
- Happy WaterThis is Vietnam! Stets and I landed in Ha Noi and explored for a couple of days while awaiting the arrival of his father, Steve. Upon his arrival, we high tailed it to the mountains in the north, heading to Posted by SMWiley in Engaged around the world! | Aug 21, 2013
- Relaxing in Mui Ne and arriving in SaigonAfter our long day on the sand dunes we made the best of our last couple of days in Mui Ne and relaxed. Our original plan was to travel to Saigon on Sunday but we were unable to book the Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Aug 19, 2013
- Hanoi We have spent four busy, fascinating, days in Hanoi sightseeing and getting to know several local people. This vibrant but polluted city, is a mix of stately, yellow, French colonial houses in various states of repair, a few Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Aug 17, 2013
- SaigonSaigon is such an evocative name that can conjures up a thousand images in one’s mind. As I approach on the bus from Chau Doc, weaving my way through the Mekong Delta, I can’t help but imagine that great film Posted by Logan Crerar in Travelling the Mekong | Aug 17, 2013
- A day visiting the Mui Ne Sand Dunes by Motorbike.. Amazing!Today Chelsea was up bright and early sat on our balcony in the morning sunshine watching the horror of our hotel renovation begin. It seems that overnight a beachside paradise can turn into a building sight after all. It's not Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Aug 16, 2013
- Ha Noi==Hà Nội==
Spending a few days in Hanoi after staying in the picturesque town of Sa Pa was a cultural shock to say the least. Our accommodation was at the Landmark Hotel in the Old Quarter, which proved to be rather Posted by Tiki Touring in Tiki Touring | Aug 15, 2013
- Ha Noi Street Food==Hà Nội Street Food==
We were rather keen to sample the street foods of Hanoi, but thought it wise to do this with guidance. We enlisted the help of Yen from the Hanoi Walking Food Tour. The tour involved Posted by Tiki Touring in Tiki Touring | Aug 15, 2013
- Beach Time in Mui Ne VietnamSo Yesterday we were up crazy early for us, 6am as our bus was at 7.15am. We gathered our things half asleep, checked out and went for some much needed coffees. At that time in the morning makeshift street stalls Posted by Chelsandliam in Powered by Noodles | Aug 15, 2013