July 12, 2016

Cruising through Trang An Grottoes in Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Like Ha Long Bay, but more dramatic The “inland version of Ha Long Bay”, Trang An Grottoes is a great day trip destination from Hanoi for those who are looking for some nature. Trang An is the key tourism area […]
August 24, 2012

Culinary Heaven is Right Here – Food of Vietnam

“Vietnam is a country of food, a country of skinny people obsessed with eating.” – From ‘Catfish and Mandala’ by Andrew X. Pham You’re right Andrew, they really are. One thing I didn’t worry in Vietnam was; what to eat. […]
July 1, 2012

Runaway Accommodation — Jade Hotel @ Hue, Vietnam

    Jade Hotel Hue, Vietnam Accommodation Jade Hotel Hue @ Hue, Vietnam Location Located in the city centre of Hue, Vietnam Internet Access Wi-Fi in every floor and strong connection in the room. Room I stayed at private double […]
June 4, 2012

The Well Beaten Track of Vietnam

‘Off the beaten track’ is the magic word for getting travelers’ attention. We want something different. Funny, when you think about the old days when not many people were traveling, doing typical things were the best. Doing things that everyone […]
June 1, 2012

Life around the Mekong Delta – Photos from Chau Doc, Vietnam

Chau Doc is a great place to experience cultural diversity in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. Chinese, Cham and Khmer communities – and their mosques, Buddhist temples and churches are sharing their live in Chau Doc area. The best thing […]
May 24, 2012

The Art of Bun Cha Hanoi: My Favorite Vietnamese Dish

I give you my favorite Vietnamese dish; Bun cha Hanoi. The author of a Vietnamese cuisine guidebook said “I discovered new taste buds that I didn’t know I had.” I think that is the most accurate description about Vietnamese cuisine. […]
May 15, 2012

How to Successfully Get Tailor Made Clothes in Hoi An, Vietnam

This is what you have to do in Hoi An, Vietnam — getting the tailor made clothes. There are more than 400 tailor shops around the town for everything: dress, skirts, shirts, bikinis, shoes, accessories and even jewelries. You can custom […]
May 9, 2012

No, I’m Won’t Be Going to Jail, Apparently; My 573km Visa Run

“Ahahahahahahaha-“ The immigration officer couldn’t stop laughing for five minutes whilst my eyes were full of tears. “I’m serious!” I claimed. “Don’t worry! Vietnamese are very friendly!” She said. “To Koreans?” I asked. “No, to everyone! Don’t worry! You’ll be […]
May 1, 2012

Scenes and Letters of Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi is humid and hot. It is a food heaven for good eaters and it has good markets for shoppers. Mostly, it has full of characters. You’ll never get bored. Coming from China, Vietnamese characters gave me a different feeling. […]
April 21, 2012

Runaway to Sister’s City: Hanoi, Vietnam by Jenny Singleton

  At a little hostel in Chinatown of Singapore, I met Jenny. She lived and taught English in Korea that year and started traveling around Asia. I was on a short break from school for two weeks. We celebrated Chinese […]