Category Archives: Vietnam

Morning in the Alleys

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.

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Hoi An Lantern Festival

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

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Tam Thanh Mural Village

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.  

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The Original Taste Of Hoi An

We went on a food tour today.  There were lots of reasons it should have been a complete and utter disaster.

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Rainy days in Hue

So, Robert and I really enjoy traveling in shoulder season or even off season.  There are far fewer tourists, everything is cheaper, and everything is just a tiny bit more chill.  But there is a reason off-season is off-season.  For … Continue reading

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Day trip to Bai Dinh and Trang An

So…many of you know we are not big fans of group tours.  Every once in a great while they work out at least half-way decently (see here), but most of the time they involve lots of hurry up and wait … Continue reading

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Relaxing in Mai Chau

We have spent the last few days in an area of Vietnam known as Mai Chau, a rural area about a three hour or so drive from Hanoi.  It was a perfect place to visit after the hustle and bustle … Continue reading

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