Category Archives: Vietnam
After our second three month visit, Robert and I left Vietnam last week feeling very, very conflicted. Don’t get me wrong, we still adore Vietnam. But it is changing so quickly. It is getting harder and harder to feel like … Continue reading
We just spent a week in Saigon. Quite a few people, when they heard we were visiting Saigon for an entire week, said “oh, I’m sorry.” And, in all honesty, I really wouldn’t recommend any tourist spend an entire week … Continue reading
As we continue our travels, one of our primary goals is to learn to take better photographs. So, while in Saigon, we booked the Scoot N’ Shoot tour with Vietnam Photo Adventures. Arnaud met us at our hotel, chatted with … Continue reading
So…things have been a bit quiet around here. You know why that is? Well, let me tell you. After Hoi An, we flew to Saigon to celebrate Christmas. Where it rained, or threatened to rain, every single day. So, we … Continue reading
Many people come to Hoi An specifically to shop for custom made clothes or shoes. Others have no intention of shopping, but quickly become enthralled by the 100’s of tailors and leather shops and soon enough find themselves getting measured … Continue reading
(Other than this introductory paragraph, this post has been ghost written by Lisa on behalf of Robert. First, because Robert by all accounts has never been much of a writer, even though he is a great talker. But, more importantly, … Continue reading
Cao lau (the first word is pronounced like “cow” and the second word is kind of like “how” only with an “L” although, apparently, they pronounce it “cow low” in Hanoi even though they don’t make it there) is a … Continue reading
After trying for nearly two weeks and after being repeatedly washed out by rain, we finally took the Morning in the Alleys tour with Hoi An Photo Walks. It was a great way to spend a morning in Hoi An.
Fair warning….this is going to be a Debbie Downer post… So, one of the many things Hoi An is famous for is the Lantern Festival held on each full moon. We were so excited (ok, I was so excited and … Continue reading
A few years ago, I’m not sure exactly when but I think it was in 2016, a team of Vietnamese and Korean artists spent two weeks painting over 100 murals all over the sleepy fishing village of Tam Thanh.