I would be hard pressed to think of anything particular that is worth seeing in HCMC – I could give you a long list of things to experience. A modern and younger side of the traditional Vietnamese culture would top the list and seek close competition from food. It is a typical big city with commercial streets, malls, rooftop bars, street food and bustling traffic. … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City – Exploring South Vietnam
We only knew a little bit of what to expect here as it wasn’t as well known as the other Vietnamese attractions. By the end of the trip, we were blown away with the surprises and it actually was one of the highlights of the trips. It is a small historic town with a small canal passing by, a number of cafes, local spas and … Continue reading HoiAn – A historic town full of surprises!
One of hollywood’s favorite locations, not just for its stunning natural beauty but also for all the mystery and intrigue associated with its 1900 small islands, numerous caves, very unique wildlife and just that feeling that you can hide here forever. One good way to explore the bay is to cruise around and that gives you ample time to appreciate the calm waters and the … Continue reading HaLong Bay – A true wonder!
There is so much to do in Hanoi, there are numerous temples and shrines, there is a vibrant life and culture, an old town with loads of hidden treasures to explore and, a city centre lake with a walkers only weekend market around it, but the one thing I will always remember about it is the food. The wonderful taste, amazing variety, the fresh aromas … Continue reading Hanoi – A beautiful mix of food, temples and more food
The rate at which Vietnam has come up the tourism hot list is quite amazing. It doesn’t take much when you have one of the best cuisines in the World, a natural wonder of the world to boast of and a lot of history associated with the war with US to storytell. I would assume a lot of Americans don’t show up here but there … Continue reading Vietnam – Just before Travel turned to Tourism