A Night and a Day in Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam translates to Bay of the Descending Dragon and has recently become one of the new seven natural wonders of the world.  And truly wonderous it is - a mystical landscape where thousands of limestone karsts burst breathtakingly skywards from the...

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Vietnam – Tomb and Temple Hopping in Hue

Hue, once home to Emperors, courtiers and concubines, is the place to discover the ancient heart and soul of Vietnam.   Located at the mouth of the Perfume River, Hue was the imperial capital of Vietnam’s Nguyen dynasty between 1802 and 1945.  We spent two days in the...

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Hoi An – A Little Piece of Heaven

I was totally captivated from the minute I set foot in Hoi An. It was dusk as we walked beside the Thu Bon River which flows through the town; flickering candles floated on the water and colourful lanterns were strung from moss-covered rooftops across narrow streets. We’d arrived in Hoi An on the night of the full moon.

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