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12 Must-Have Experiences in Vietnam

Vietnam is the perfect mix of the past, present, and future. Explore the ancient Imperial Palace in Hue, tour rapidly growing Ho Chi Minh City, and watch as the Dragon Bridge in Da Nang puts on a p...

Vietnam on Motorbike

Vietnam on Motorbike

Vietnam is filled with motorbikes. Google the term “motorbikes everywhere” and your computer screen will be filled with images and articles about Vietnam. Watching the constant flow of motorbikes o...

Hue in Photos

Hue, Vietnam in Photos

Hue, located in central Vietnam, was home to the Nguyen dynasty and it was the capital of Vietnam until 1945. The Imperial City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is what attracts visitors to the city ...

My Son Day Trip

Traveling from Hoi An to Hue in Vietnam

The best way to get from Hoi An to Hue is by hiring a private driver for the day. By having a driver, we were able to visit My Son Sanctuary, Da Nang, Marble Mountain, travel over Hai Van Pass, wal...

Bus Travel China

Taking the Bus from Hanoi to Nanning

To enter China from Vietnam, we chose to travel overland by taking the bus from Hanoi to Nanning. By traveling overland we saved the huge expense of airplane travel and we got to see parts of Vietn...

Ha Long Bay

Three Days on Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

The grand finale of our tour of Vietnam was a three day cruise on Ha Long Bay with Galaxy Cruise Lines. Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam’s most famous sights…thousands of small limestone mountains...

Tet in Vietnam

Should I Travel to Vietnam During Tet?

Our family spent almost one month in Vietnam, giving us plenty of time to watch as the Vietnamese people celebrated their most important holiday, Tet.  Tet is the Lunar New Year for Vietnam and fal...

What Asia Taught Us

What Traveling Through Asia Has Taught Us

We have now been traveling through Asia for over five months and still have several more to go. It has been quite the learning experience for our family…new foods, new cultures, lots of history to ...

In Hoi An

Wishing We Had More Time in Hoi An

I had read that Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s best destinations, but I had no idea how much we all would love it here. There is something in Hoi An for everyone…a quaint, old town perfect for strollin...


Two Days in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s largest city. It is located in the southern portion of the country, not far from the Mekong Delta. This city was called Saigon until 1976, when the name was changed to...

Mekong Delta Vietnam

A Day on the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

A trip to Vietnam would not be complete without a trip to the Mekong Delta. This is iconic Vietnam…flat fields of rice fields as far as the eye can see, wooden houses on stilts located along the ri...