Vietnam is one of those countries that I have always wanted to visit. The last time I was over this side of the world I didn’t have enough time to go, and so I made it my mission to get here this time around! Getting There Rather than heading
After spending a month in Thailand, I can hands down say 1. That I have missed good coffee 2. Chiang Mai has the best coffee in Thailand and even gives Ireland a run for its money! There is a huge coffee culture there and even since the last time
This year we happened to be away for Andrew’s birthday. As we were travelling just the two of us, it was pretty impossible (and not always safe!) to wander off on my own to buy him a gift. So, this year I had to think a little outside the
After moving around constantly over the past five months, we decided to spend the final week of our trip (kind of!) relaxing and really treating ourselves in Cambodia. We didn’t want to rush, so we decided to spend two nights in Phnom Penh and a further five nights in
Just like Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon as it was previously called is a crazy busy city filled with millions of people and millions of motorbikes! Ho Chi Minh is an incredibly historic city and this is clearly evident when exploring the region. Things to do Day
Hoi An is definitely my favourite place in Vietnam. The vietnamese words “Hội An” translate as “peaceful meeting place” and this is still clearly evident today. Hội An is home to all of the lanterns that tend to takeover Instagram feeds when anyone visits. I was so excited to go and
Made up of 1969 islands, Halong Bay is one of the most incredible natural landscapes that I have ever seen. It is clear why it has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Centre and chosen as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. Day 1 We booked a day trip from
Hanoi is one of the largest cities in Vietnam. It has a population of 7.7 million and last year they had approximately 5 million motorbikes registered there. So, it is no surprise that the traffic is absolutely insane and crossing the road is nothing short of a small mission!
After our time in Cebu, we decided to head to Bohol island where we would stay for one night with my brother before leaving him to enjoy the rest of his trip. We took a two hour boat from a nearby port to reach the island, and were dropped
I was so excited getting on the plane to Cebu from Puerto Princesa. After two and a half months away from home, I was finally getting to see my brother. Although, initially the plan was for him and his girlfriend to join us. Life sometimes has a different plan!
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