Another ‘day’ trip from Hanoi landed us in Mai Chau. From everything we could understand Mai Chau was described as a ‘mini Sapa’ but closer in proximity to Hanoi, and with consistently better weather. Sapa is ~10 hours away, while Mai Chau is ~4 hours […]
The day after thanksgiving we took a 2 night 3 day trip to Ha Long Bay. It’s roughly a 3.5 hour bumpy bus ride from Hanoi, but definitely worth it. Of all the places in Vietnam, maybe even SE Asia, I was most looking forward […]
After Nha Trang we made our way to Hanoi. Hanoi was also quite hectic, similar to Saigon, but a little more backpacker friendly. The streets had more of an old world feel to them, and there were plenty of twists and turns along the way. […]
We were getting a little ansty with Saigon after a few days and wanted to see more of Vietnam, with not many plans we decided to take a cheap flight to Nha Trang, versus a hellish 10+ hour bus ride. Nha Trang is a small […]
The final segment of the Saigon tour was to get an idea of what Saigon became at night. Our guesthouse was located in Section 1, specifically off of Bui Vien Street, which is the backpackers area. We spent 4 nights there and didn’t venture out […]
We spent a few days in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), and wanted to get an idea of how they perceived the war. The end of the War was signified with the Fall of Saigon in 1975, and the majority of the South was supported […]
The itinerary for the weekend was pretty relaxed in Saigon. 1.) Check out the Reunification Palace 2.) Check out the War Remnants Museum 3.) Day trip to the Cu Chi tunnels for an organized tour 4.) Check out the nightlife of Saigon. 5.) Tour the […]
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