Ha Long Bay Junk Boat

Halong Bay Vietnam Luxury Junk Boat Cruise

Exploring Halong Bay (or Ha Long Bay, depending on who’s spelling it) by junk boat is an experience that shouldn’t be missed during a visit to Vietnam. How often do you get the chance to float around in an UNESCO world heritage site sipping a glass wine? For me, this was a first. Cruising along […]
on December 21, 2015
Mai Chau Lodge Activities

Mai Chau Valley Vietnamese Cooking Class

The Mai Chau Valley in northern Vietnam is a beautiful and serene place to visit. It has all of the picturesque elements that you think of when images of Vietnam come to mind. But what we didn’t expect during our visit was to have the opportunity to spend most of the day with a local […]
on November 24, 2015
Mai Chau Ecolodge Pool View

Mai Chau Valley Ecolodge – Sustainability and Luxury in Vietnam

This was the Vietnam I had dreamed about seeing – only just a little bit better.┬áMai Chau Valley is in the Northern providence of Vietnam, about a three-hour van ride from where we were staying in Hanoi. Most of the people who traveled with us in the van were doing a day trip to the […]
on November 9, 2015
Hanoi Vietnam Street Eats

Hanoi Vietnam Street Eats

Hanoi is a jolt to the senses. It welcomes you in with its intoxicating smells, exotic and strange sights. At the same time warning signals go off, cautioning you to hold the place at a distance. There are the dense traffic with an endless sea of motorbikes seeming to follow absolutely no observable rules and […]
on November 6, 2015