Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City on Your First Visit

To be perfectly honest, I really didn’t know what to expect from this place! While I was noting the top things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, I was constantly overwhelmed by its sheer size. I was also a lot more worried about the “hectic” adjective a lot of travel bloggers liked to tack on

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Top 12 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

My friend, Michelle, and I spent roughly five days in Hoi An, and before getting to Vietnam, it was the place most of our friends or online acquaintances raved about. We were pretty excited to see what all the fuss was for! And while I wasn’t as enchanted as I was hoping to be, there’s still so many

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22 Photos to Inspire You to Visit Vietnam

Need some photos to inspire you to visit Vietnam? I’ve got 22 right here, finally edited to my liking almost a year after my trip last February! (Yes I’m horrible at editing things quickly. I just got the hang of Lightroom). Before I left, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. While many of the popular

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Sea Pearl Hotel in Catba

Let this be a lesson learned (or re-learned): Money is not always an indicator of quality. Unfortunately, Cat Ba isn’t exactly an island like you might think. While the bay is pretty, the island town is not. It could be, but for now it seems more forgotten than a place that receives a ton of tourists a year.

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Inside… A Day Along Halong Bay

I feel like you can’t talk about travel to Vietnam and not talk about Halong Bay. Considered one of the wonders of the world, any photograph you may see of it leads to this breathtaking, almost mystical feeling. Off the northeast coast of Vietnam, it covers over 1,500 square kilometers and has close to 2,000 limestone islets and islands peppering the

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