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  • Mopeds to Marble MountainLast day in Hoi An! Unfortunately it was lightly drizzling, and we had planned to hire mopeds and ride to Marble Mountain. The weather was meant to clear in the afternoon and none of us were crazy about riding in Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Mar 3, 2016
  • I can totally cook*Cook day! Today we'd booked on a cooking course that was recommended to us by friends, Thuan Tinh Island Cooking Tour. We were collected from the hotel and taken to the markets to buy the ingredients. It was a good Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 27, 2016
  • Off to the Yuang Yang Rice Terraces in China I had a quick visit in Hanoi which was very welcome as I could get some things that I was unable to find in other smaller places. It is so handy, that the hotels that I Posted by danjali in Discovering Vietnam | Feb 25, 2016
  • The Buffalo and MagnusThis morning Cal and Dave were feeling much better and we all had breakfast together. Today the weather is quite cool and overcast, with rain threatening, but we still decided to hit the beach. On the way at a rice Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 25, 2016
  • A Ladies Tea for TwelveCalu survived the night but was still in a bad way. He did compliment the bathroom design which conveniently had the toilet right next to the sink so you could use both simultaneously. Tin, Dave and I had breakfast at Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 24, 2016
  • Vinh Long, Sa Dec and Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta I'm afraid this entry is way behind time as I wasn't able to get it done before I went to China where I had not access to the internet. Once landing in Can Tho from my flight Posted by danjali in Discovering Vietnam | Feb 24, 2016
  • Tips for your Halong Tour at the best pleasant ![center]Tips for your [[|Halong Tour]] at the best pleasant ! [/center] Posted by Huonghaihalong in Halong bay Vietnam Tours | Feb 24, 2016
  • Eats, Pukes and Fine Quality TailorsToday was our last morning in Hanoi. The lovely receptionist, Jane, gave us a parting goody bag containing a coffee strainer and coffee because Tin and Dave had asked what coffee they used. The coffee was a mix of two Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 23, 2016
  • Albinos give the best massagesThe day started with Tai Chi on the top deck. It was much warmer than yesterday, though bare feet on the deck was quite cool. The tour guide, Tuoy, ran through a simple 20 minute progression. He wasn't a Tai Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 22, 2016
  • Pirate cruising Halong BayWe processed a bit more of the hotel today. Still up early for breakfast before we were being collected for our transfer to Halong Bay. The hotel is clean and quirky, with a big arch mural painted in our room Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 22, 2016
  • Good evening Vietnam!Up at the hideous hour of 3am, we were off to Vietnam! The flight was uneventful to Singapore though the plane had a lot of empty seats so I had three seats to myself which was awesome (Cal had one). Posted by EricaJY in Vietnamming | Feb 22, 2016
  • Ha Long Bay - "where the dragon descends into the sea"February 20 I got picked up right on time for my trip to Ha Long Bay. We picked up another couple, Anne and Semi from Scotland. She was very very talkative and friendly. Ha Long Bay is in northern Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 21, 2016
  • Last day in HanoiFebruary 19 Spent a quiet morning on my "upgraded" deck. Here is the view from the deck. I walked and walked and walked today. Found a walking tour of the Old Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 19, 2016
  • Hoi An, Hue and Hanoi (pt 1)27/1/16 We arrived in Hoi An in the early hours of Wednesday morning and were excited to be met off our bus by one of the hotel staff who escorted us across the street (literally!) to our home for the Posted by Floglet in Anita and Fleur go travelling | Feb 18, 2016
  • Hanoi - Capital of Vietnam February 17 I have had difficulties with Vietjet Air on all my domestic flights around Vietnam. So I spent the better part of the early, early morning on their hotline trying to get a seat on the flight to Hanoi. Success! Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 18, 2016
  • Trekking to find My Son (pronounced Me Sun)February 16 My Son is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and 14th century by the Kings of Champa. My Son is located approximately 35 km from Hoi An set in the lush valley, Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 16, 2016
  • Lanterns, lanterns everywhere!February 15 On the go again.... Off to the airport for my 9:40 am flight to Da Nang. Got there and was told my flight was delayed 2 hours. I managed to get on the 8:45 am flight instead. Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 15, 2016
  • History day in Ho Chi Min February 14 Up and out by 9:30 am. Today is HCMC history day. We went to the War Remnants Musuem. Few museums anywhere convey the brutality of war and its civilian victims. Many of the atrocities documented here Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 14, 2016
  • Phu Quoc Island Phu Quoc is a sizeable island just off the south of Vietnam and it is located in the Gulf of Thailand. I came here anticipating that I would enjoy this little tropical vacation, but it h Posted by danjali in Discovering Vietnam | Feb 14, 2016
  • Ho Chi Min City.... Big city and the Mekong DeltaFebruary 12 It was an early morning for us today. Arrived at the airport to a very long line up for our flight to Ho Chi Min City. My flight information didn't match with the airport's information. Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 13, 2016
  • On to Vietnam...22/01/2016 - We boarded our bus to Vietnam at around 8am. Having been on buses that were definitely for the more budget conscious traveller we decided to treat ourselves to a trip with supposedly the best bus company in Cambodia Posted by AnitaBhogal in Anita and Fleur go travelling | Feb 13, 2016
  • Cooking class and mud much fun!February 10 We had a very busy day today. Chef Dat picked us up at our hotel promptly at 9 am. We picked up another couple, Grace and Luke, from Australia and headed out to the market. We Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 11, 2016
  • Celebrating Luna New Years.....We headed up to the top floor of the Signature Saigon Hotel for our buffet breakfast, only real expecting fresh fruit and coffee. We were surprised.... Rice, stew, Pho, and the usually breakfast items. [img= Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 10, 2016
  • And away we go... Chuc Mung Nam Moi (Happy New Year) It's a beautiful day to fly. The sun is shining and I'm stocked up with junk food. It's an 11.5 hour flight to Beijing, a 4.5 hour lay over, then another 5 hours to Ho Chi Min Posted by Samchow58 in The next chapter | Feb 6, 2016
  • Can Tho in the Mekong Delta After a brief night stay in HCMC (Saigon) I made my way to Can Tho, which I thought was a smaller town, only to find that in 2012 it had 1½ million people. Again and again Posted by danjali in Discovering Vietnam | Feb 6, 2016
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