Hoi An, Hanoi and Cat Ba Island – Water, Water, Everywhere (Day 80-90)

Prior to leaving Da Lat our hostel was abuzz with rumours about Hoi An, our next destination; apparently it was underwater. Frenzied googling yielded not even a hint of the apocalyptic flood, so we set off with our fingers and toes crossed. Having survived a harrowing night bus – in which the driver drifted and … More Hoi An, Hanoi and Cat Ba Island – Water, Water, Everywhere (Day 80-90)

Ho Chi Minh City, Mui Ne and Da Lat – Good Morning, Vietnam! (Day 69-79)

Good morning, Vietnam!   What’s the first thing you do when arriving in a new country? Head to the cinema, of course! Following a long journey from Cambodia, we arrived in the middle of a downpour. The only sensible option (so we told ourselves) was to sit down in oversized, plush seats and watch Fantastic … More Ho Chi Minh City, Mui Ne and Da Lat – Good Morning, Vietnam! (Day 69-79)