Category: Vietnam


Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

After quaint and gentle Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City came as quite a shock to the system! We arrived in the pulsating heart of this loud, busy and crazy city. Our hostel turned out to be on Bui Vein walking street which is the equivalent of Bangkok’s Khao San road: full-on hustle bustle party […]


Hoi An, Vietnam

Everyone I’d spoken to that had already visited Vietnam had said that Hoi An was their absolute favourite. I knew that it would be a quaint old Japanese port with a wonderful ambiance but I honestly wasn’t expecting to be this blown away by the incredible Hoi An. After an extremely early wake and airport […]


Halong Bay, Vietnam

Ever since the beginning stages of planning this trip I have gazed upon photos of Halong Bay with longing eyes, my heart desperately desiring to travel there. The turquoise bay scattered with tropical jungle topped limestone islets is just so iconic and I was so over the moon that we would get to see it […]


Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa is a town wayyy up in the north of Vietnam. It’s only about an hour away from the Chinese border, making it quite different from the rest of Vietnam. Sapa was originally set up as a French hill station in 1922 but has since become Vietnam’s trekking centre. Located in the Hoang Lien mountains, […]


Hanoi, Vietnam

I’ve been so looking forward to our time in Vietnam and arriving in Hanoi was honestly a dream come true. Being based in the Old quarter we’ve had the most wonderful time getting lost in little alleyways lined with family restaurants coming out of holes in the wall, everyone seated on tiny plastic stools on […]

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