Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Saigon City Tour.

I wish I had more time in Saigon. But I didn’t. So, I took a city tour of Saigon. City tours are probably the fastest way to see the notable sights in the city. The tour guide who came to … Continue reading

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The Bus and the Taxi Stand Lady.

I am not going to do this city justice. I only had 2 half days and 1 full day in Ho Chi Minh City Saigon. I arrived at the domestic terminal of the airport in Saigon late in the afternoon, … Continue reading

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Fresh Beer!

Am I in Heathrow? In order to save time, I took a bus from Hoi An to the airport in Da Nang. I was blown away by how much it looked like Heathrow in the United Kingdom. I bought an air … Continue reading

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Hoi An

Hoi An is a very beautiful town. At the same time, it is rather strange. You can find the Central Market by the river. It is a market common in Southeast Asia – there is much colour and chaos. Each … Continue reading

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My Son – UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It seems unfair to compare My Son to other UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the region like Angkor Wat in Cambodia (3 days is required to explore this), Borobudur in Indonesia (the carvings on the temple and the number of … Continue reading

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Hue to Hoi An

This is a very picture-heavy post – Vietnam, why you so pretty?? I got off the overnight train from Ha Noi at Hue. The train station at Hue Please bear with my love of trains, railway tracks and train stations. … Continue reading

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A Lazy Weekend in Ha Noi.

After a couple of trips away from Ha Noi, I went back to the comfortable and chaotic streets of Ha Noi again. (You have walk it like you own it) I liked Ha Noi better than Ho Chi Minh City; … Continue reading

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