Most people I know haven’t heard the name of this city and hardly anyone has ever been able to associate it with Laos. I didn’t know much of what to expect when we drove in a little after dark. We had a room blocked off in a villa that was rated in the high nines on most 10 point ratings. It boasted of a Mekong … Continue reading Luang Prabang- A stunning small town
This one looks jaded on paper when you compare it to the two tourism magnet countries that surround it. The lack of popularity can be a boon or a bane – there is not as much infrastructure but there aren’t the crowds either. The planning part was easy. There are 3 major cities. Vientiane is the capital with amazing food and numerous ornate but small … Continue reading Laos – A road less travelled!
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