- Revisiting the Vietnam War
Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
I actually slept in, today. I am not sure if that means my body i Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jul 1, 2014
- Has This Monkey Lost His Marbles?
Da Nang as seen from Monkey Mountain, aka the Son Tra Peninsula
Due to squeezing in both My Son and Hoi An on "Sco Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 29, 2014
- A Day in Hue
A stone dragon decorates the entrance to a palace in Hue
By and large, I enjoy trains. They are almost the perfect Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 29, 2014
- If You Can't Beat the Scooters in Vietnam, then...
Scooters rush across the Dragon Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam
I'd planned my Vietnam trip dividing my time between th Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 28, 2014
- Biking 2014 - Part 5Continuing my world-bike-training-tour, I went to Vietnam for Tet / Chinese New Year. (I had 2 weeks off for Chinese New Year, which coincides with Tet in Vietnam).
Deborah and I rode many, many motorbikes throughout our time there, as Vietnam Posted by katya42 in A Bibliophile Abroad | Jun 26, 2014
- Hanoi's Test
Hanoi, lit up at night, around Hoan Kiem Lake
I'm not the type of traveler who lives for the vibe of a big city. Th Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 26, 2014
- Peace and Beauty on Ha Long Bay
Sunset on Ha Long Bay
It is peaceful, now. I'm sitting on the top deck of my boat looking out over the calm waters Posted by world_wide_mike in Worldwidemike | Jun 25, 2014
- Vietnam[center]It was dark when we arrived at the bus office in Mui Ne, barely any lights were on in nearby buildings and the only people that seemed to be around were those that had been on the bus with us Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Jun 12, 2014
- Sapa homestay and sceneryI finally broke the Sean-Libby team by leaving for Sapa. I had a great time travelling with someone for such a long time, especially someone that I could, and would, be close friends to back home. It makes conversations more Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 9, 2014
- Cat Ba island and Lan Ha bayOn our second attempt, we caught the bus safely to Hai Phong, where we changed to a boat out into Ha Long Bay. When we arrived at Cat Ba island we boarded another bus to take us across the island Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Jun 9, 2014
- Vietnam[center]We got royally screwed by a taxi driver, paying $7 instead of the $1.50 it should have cost, but we were greeted with smiles and open arms by The Town House 50E hostel, Ho Chi Minh City - very nice Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Jun 6, 2014
- Vietnamese Visa on arrival for Indian passport holdersVietnam is a beautiful country and is of late welcoming tourists after years of war and isolation. Vietnam is broadly divided into Northern, Central and Southern parts. Hanoi, Ninh Binh province, Sapa and the Halong bay area are the main Posted by arif_kool in Arif and Runa's Travels | Jun 4, 2014
- Hoi AnLooky loo!
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- Part 1 - Da NangI like cabbages.
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- Hanoi / Halong BayAfter coming from Indonesia we actually found Hanoi quite quiet, small and relaxed. Many people had warned us that Hanoi was thick with mopeds and it's crazy. We found people drove slower here and it was safer to cross the Posted by derryfadman in Worldwide ramblings | Jun 2, 2014
- Night BusWhen you first step onto one of the overnight sleeper buses in Vietnam you think they’re pretty smart. They’re clean, look fairly new and have nice reclining seats for you to sit or sleep on. When I first began the Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | Jun 1, 2014
- Days 68-72: Hanoi, VietnamWent to the Hanoi Hilton Hotel where John McCain and other POWs were held. Propaganda abound. Saw McCain's gear and a guillotine and some other crazy things. Checked out some museums and temples, too.
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- Days 56-60: Hoi An, VietnamTook me a good 14 hr to get to Ho Chi Minh City. Steeling myself for Vietnam again. Things are cheap, but the people here are always trying to get your money. Haven't had to be careful about much until Posted by ErnieLG in Destination Unknown | May 11, 2014
- Good morning Vietnam! Hanoi.The 26 hour journey from Vientiane to Hanoi was surprisingly fine! We were on a very local bus, with only myself, Sean and a Canadian couple; the rest Vietnamese. But everyone was very friendly and considerate, especially during one of Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | May 29, 2014
- Good Morning VietnamDespite the rather nightmare journey over the border (see previous blog) it ended well enough by arriving in Da Nang much earlier than expected; we had been told the journey would take 24 hours (ick), but after *only* 18 we Posted by TessAndRach in Asian Adventure | May 29, 2014
- This little piece of heavenI walk towards this beach that looks packed, my expectations are not high. Another soulless beach full of people making noise and spoiling the nature. (You know, like most packed holiday beaches).
How wrong could I be! Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | May 28, 2014
- This May Be The Beer Talking But...Having been dropped off in Hoi An old town by the hotel shuttle bus I wasn't sure what to make of the place. It would be three hours until the bus comes to pick me up and the town looks Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | May 27, 2014
- Trip, InterruptedAs some of our more astute readers may have realized by now, I was having some long-lasting ill effects of my tumble aboard the Blizzard in the Whitsundays. By the time we reached Hanoi, I had come to the conclusion Posted by Flanilandlizard in Ready.Set.Travel. | May 26, 2014
- A Castaway's ParadiseAfter another short sleep that felt more like a nap, we found ourselves back at the Good Bar restaurant for some mango pancakes, pho, and to check in for our day trip.
We took a short bus over to a boat Posted by Flanilandlizard in Ready.Set.Travel. | May 26, 2014
- A bit about VietnamWe have been in Vietnam for 10 days now and it seems to have flown by. I think this is because we spent most of it being spoilt rotten at my friends house and the rest of it on Posted by JonAndSara in A Long Way For Dumplings | May 24, 2014