Category Archives: VIETNAM

notworkrelated Mekong delta vietnam

Vietnam – Cycling tour Mekong Delta – 25th/27th January

We booked a 3 day 2 night tour with Sinhbalo tours (tour – “SBL8 – Cycle from MyTho to Cai Be, Vinh Long and Can Tho (3D/2N)”) along with new best friends Justin and Jules. We had been recommended the company by other travellers we’d … Read More

notworkrelated HCMC

Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City – 23rd/24th January

Upon arriving in HCMC we checked into our hostel, realsied that the tour operator was closed on a Sunday so would have to get up early the next day to book the tour we wanted to do in a few days and then headed out … Read More

notworkrelated MuiNe day 3

Vietnam – Mui Ne – 20th-23rd January

After a good breakfast at the Lam Tong we checked out of our little place and moved over to Mellow. Luckily our room was ready so we dumped the bags got into our swim wear and headed to the beach, pretty much running in and … Read More

notworkrelated MuiNe Day 1

Vietnam – Mui Ne – 19th January

We were due for a pick up at 7.30am but it wasn’t until around 8 that the bus turned up, we ended up doing the rounds of the town picking up fellow travellers and en-route passed our place about 3-4 times! Once on our way … Read More

notworkrelated NhaTrang

Vietnam – Nha Trang – 17th/18th January

We arrived at 6.30am overnight from Hoi An, Justin and Jules were with us until this point and followed us to Perfume Grass hotel to see if they could catch John and Lisa. Off they went and we couldn’t check into our room so we walked over the … Read More


Vietnam – Hoi An – Beach & Cooking class – 14th/15th/16th January

We had our breakfast which was not very good, although they did have a lot of fruit (always a bonus). We checked out as had booked to stay at the same hotel as Justin and Jules for the rest of our stay in Hoi An. … Read More

notworkrelated Hue to Hoi An

Vietnam – Hue to Hoi An – 13th January

We arrived at 8am in Hue after a bumpy overnight sleeper journey. The bus was packed with westerners which made a change from those our travels in China, but it was nice as Helen befriended a South-American Fashion journalist and watched a few episodes of … Read More

notworkrelated Halongbay

Vietnam – Halong Bay – 10th-12th January

Up early and out the door with our baggage we headed to the Ocean Tours office. We were able to leave some bags at the tour office to lighten the load whilst on our trip to Halong bay with our new friends Justin, Jules, her … Read More

notworkrelated Ninh Binh

Vietnam – Hanoi – Tam Coc – 8th-9th January

On the morning of the 8th we enjoyed a good breakfast from the Hotel including a choice of eggs, bread, fruit and juice. Afterwards we set off to research a few options for tours in the area. We had planned to do a tour to … Read More

notworkrelated Nanning to Hanoi

China – Nanning to Hanoi – 7th January

We left Lotusland at 7.45am to walk to the International Tourism Distribution Centre only 15 minutes walk away which was perfect for us leaving Nanning. The bus station we came into from Yangshou was at least a 40 minute bus journey from the centre so … Read More