Category Archives: Vietnam

On being cold

When you tell people that you are in South East Asia, the assumption is always that it is warm. When you complain about being cold, people don’t really understand. I remember whining about being cold in Sapa on Facebook only … Continue reading

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Travel Warning | Laos

To all fellow travelers coming into Laos from Vietnam, I thought I’d share a very important piece of information. Don’t bring Dongs into Laos!!! Because ATM are still few in between, we though we’d be safe and bring in extra … Continue reading

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Into Phonsavan | Laos

We woke up early to be at the bus station by 5 AM. We didn’t know if our bus would leave at 6 or 7 AM, but we wanted to be there on time and get a seat. It all … Continue reading

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Into Vinh | Vietnam

Vinh isn’t really a nice city, and there is no reason to go there other than to head into Laos. As distances are quite long, we would have to do the journey into two parts: a trip into Vinh, and … Continue reading

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Cycling Ninh Binh | Vietnam

Ninh Binh is like Ha Long Bay, but on land rather than in water. It’s a part of Vietnam that is little explored by tourists; the ones who do visit mostly do so on day tours from Hanoi. The countryside … Continue reading

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