Two Weeks in Vietnam: Junk Boat Tour of Halong Bay

Halong Bay is breathtakingly beautiful. It is, hands down, the most awe inspiring and serene place I have ever seen. You can see why people flock here to cruise this archipelago of over 1000 tiny islands, which only emerged from the sea about 5 million years ago. Look out for the Frog, the Turtle, and …

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Two Weeks in Vietnam: Top things to do in Hanoi

Jetlagged, sleepy, and full of love for this country, I've just got back from two weeks backpacking round Vietnam with my boyfriend, Jack. First stop was crazy, crazy Hanoi... I think one of the best phrases to describe Hanoi's Old Quarter would be 'moped madness'. There are 4 million bikes in Hanoi, and it seems that …

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