Category: vietnam

ADVENTURE TIME

ADVENTURE TIME Having contracted pink eye and being restricted to our little dungeon of disaster, depression and disease we spent the first few days in Cat Ba in the dark..literally. We extended our stay so we could stay a few more days to get out in the bay because quite frankly it was a damn Read More …

PARADISE IN CAT BA

PARADISE IN CAT BA Tossing up between various prearranged tours on Halong Bay we weren’t sure the best way to explore the magnificent limestone structures but one thing was certain, we were keen. After a hot tip from our friend, we decided on basing on an island just south of the main Halong Bay area, Read More …

HANDLING HANOI

HANDLING HANOI After drafting some new recruits, Jack, Jesus and Grace, we all braved a 15 hour bus ride to heart of Hanoi, our home for the next two nights. After our great time at Hue Backpackers we opted to stay in the Hoian Backpackers Original, the owners and concept are the same. Getting there Read More …

oh hue there!

OH HUE THERE! Unsure on exactly what there was to see in Hue, we packed up our bags again and decided to just stay a few nights a see what there was on offer. With a great social aspect to our trip and some impressive architecture we has a surprisingly good time. Getting there We Read More …

sunshine in hoi an

SUNSHINE IN HOI AN After another 12 hour bus ride with Sinh Tourist bus company (for approximately $12 AUD) we arrived at the next part of our journey, Hoi An. Greeted by a man bearing a sign with our name on it, we got on boared our Hotel, Sunshine Hotel’s, courtesy shuttle. At first we Read More …

SAMPLING THE STREETS

SAMPLING THE STREETS Having been blown away by the amazing food at Lanterns we decided on hitting up their walking street food tour run by restaurant staff. Meeting at the restaurant, we set off with our guide ‘Ugly’ (we’re not making this up, we swear), who supplied us with a bottle of water before taking us out Read More …

LOVING LANTERNS

LOVING LANTERNS Coming a close second to Yen’s restaurant, the team at Lanterns have shed an amazing light on Vietnamese cuisine for their customers, offering exceptionally friendly service, top notch food and beautiful surroundings to enjoy it in. Lanterns was set up by an Australian man by the name of Robert Costabile who wanted a venture Read More …

PARADISE IN NHA TRANG

PARADISE IN NHA TRANG After our shuttle bus dropping us off at the wrong hotel, we had a quick five minute walk to Ha Van Hotel, our home for the next four nights. Situated in a quiet street, next to Trips Advisor’s #1 restaurant in Nha Trang and for approximately $25 USD per night, we Read More …