When we figured out we were going to fly Malaysia Airlines, a friend of mine suggested visiting Kuala Lumpur on the way home.
Hoi An’s main tourist attraction is the Old Town. The collection of parallel streets around the river feature a number of historical buildings, all reachable by bicycle.
If Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi were the hares in the classic story, Hoi An would most definitely be the tortoise.
Our entry into Hue was rocky from the start, with Mum suffering from a bout of food poisoning and needing some rest immediately.
Catching a night train in any country is always an adventure.
Hanoi, as the capital of Vietnam, is the stalwart of Vietnamese tourism, welcoming hundreds of thousands of tourists a year.
On our second day in Dong Hoi, the boys on immersion headed to Vinh to spend some time at a seminary. They organised for us to go to Phong Nha-Ke Bang, a national park about 50km from Dong Hoi that … Continue reading
Dong Hoi is not high on the typical traveller’s list. It isn’t even featured in Lonely Planet, so I doubt it even crosses the minds of those who come to Vietnam.
About 6 months ago, Mum told me she and Dad were going to Vietnam and asked if I’d like to come.
Slowly but surely, Amy, Sophia and I are making our way through our list of cafes to dine at. For our first foray after the New Year, we headed to Cafe Shenkin in Erskineville.