Natural Wonders: Halong Bay

I heard so many horror stories about terrible cruises through Halong Bay, so I was really nervous to embark on our two night, three day cruise. We'd read tons of Tripadvisor reviews and splurged a bit on a more expensive cruise to avoid all the awful stories we'd heard, like overcrowded boats, dirty and insect [...]


Good Morning Vietnam!

So next stop on the trip was Hanoi, Vietnam. We arrived uneventfully via Vietnam Airlines (a nice experience, and although they are Skyteam unfortunately you can't get Skymiles for flying them, boo) and there was a driver waiting for us to take us to our hotel, about an hour ride. Since it was evening, we [...]