Category Archives: Vietnam
We went on a food tour today. There were lots of reasons it should have been a complete and utter disaster.
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
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
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
One of our absolute favorite things about Vietnam in general, and Hanoi specifically, is the food. It is (mostly) fresh, it is (mostly) healthy, it is (mostly) cheap, and it is (mostly) delicious. If you are visiting Hanoi, here is … Continue reading
So, we haven’t done a whole lot of blog worthy sightseeing in our two weeks in Hanoi. What we have done a lot of is eat and eat and eat — more on that in a future post — and … Continue reading
When you have been to Hanoi multiple times like we have, you start looking for some off the beaten path things to do. Luckily, there are two sets of murals in Hanoi and both are within walking distance of the … Continue reading
Robert wants everyone to know that he is the best husband ever. But, sometimes he needs a little refresher on the rules. And, he got such a refresher today. And, it hurt. Here is what he learned. It doesn’t matter … Continue reading
We leave Vietnam tomorrow for Malaysia so it is time for final thoughts on Vietnam. Bear with us…we were in Vietnam for quite some time and have lots of thoughts about it. Here goes (once again in no particular … Continue reading
Forty years ago today, Saigon fell.