Vietnam Articles

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Living With The Locals Of Yen Duc Village Homestay Vietnam

One of our most favourite travel experiences of all was the 2 nights & 3 days we spent at Yen Duc Village, Vietnam. Be prepared for some epic stories from this amazing homestay experience.

Bai Tu Long Bay: A Heavenly Slice Of Halong Bay

Get inspired to visit Bai Tu Long Bay with our epic film (with drone footage!) including top tips on how long to go for and who we recommend to cruise with!

The Best Sapa Trekking Tours, Vietnam

After hearing about the amazing scenery and treks in the Northern highlands of Vietnam, Barry and I decided to embark on a 4 day trip to Sapa, involving two overnight trains, two 7-hour treks, two local homestays (including lots of homemade rice wine!) and a nail-biting cliff edge mini-bus journey!

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Ba Be National Park – Homestays & Trekking

Ba Be National Park is a stunning, less well-known gem in Northern Vietnam. A wonderful homestay and trekking alternative to popular and busy Sapa. Take a journey through our amazing 4 days/3 nights experience.

Exploring The Mighty Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Fancy avoiding large tour buses and creating your own Mekong Delta adventure? Take a journey through our amazing week spent touring the Mekong Delta our own way. Packed full of tips & recommendations!

Mrs Vu Thi Thai & The Vietnam War

The first in our Life Stories series, we spent time with Mrs Vu Thi Thai, a wonderful women in the North of Vietnam. We spent hours talking (through a translator) about her life, and the husband she lost in the American (Vietnam) war. It was a sobering and enlightening experience, and we share it here through photo and video.

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Beautiful Halong Bay, Vietnam

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay captivated us as we sailed through its magnificent limestone karsts and green waters. Read on for our experience and favourite photos of this wonderful bay!

The Dragon Legend Cruise With Indochina Junk

We were lucky enough to be invited to experience the amazing ‘Dragon Legend’ ship to cruise the stunning waters of Bai Tu Long Bay (a beautifully peaceful part of Halong Bay) with Indochina Junk. Here we give our full review with video & photos.

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Delicious Halong Bay

After a few weeks of street food, we were treated to exceptional cuisine on our Halong Bay cruise! Have a look at some of our favourite meals, warning this may cause you to salivate!

Things To Do In Hoi An, Vietnam

Charming Hoi An was a firm favourite of all the Vietnamese coastal towns we visited! Take a look through this beautiful and quaint town and get tips on things to do and see!

Remnants of the Vietnam War

Remnants of the war in Vietnam are evident all over the country, and during our stay in Ho Chi Minh City, we took time to visit the War Remnants museum and Cu Chi tunnels to better understand the horrors of the Vietnam war.

Food Heaven in Vietnam

Vietnam was our favourite foodie place so we’ve decided to share some of our best Vietnamese culinary experiences with all of you! Enjoy looking at these pictures and apologies in advance if we make you hungry!

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Things to do in Nha Trang, Vietnam

We loved our time travelling down the coast of Vietnam, and following on from our previous article on Hoi An comes our experiences of two further coastal towns of Vietnam: Nha Trang and Mui Ne!

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Delicious Microbrews At The Louisiane Brewhouse, Nha Trang

Possibly Barry’s idea of heaven: a Vietnam brewery with delicious beers, on a beach, with a pool and sunbeds! We spent some serious time here reading, sleeping and sipping beers in Nha Trang, Vietnam! Enter Louisiane Brewhouse…

Mui Ne Beach & The Fairy Springs Of Vietnam

Despite not being kite surfers, there were plenty of things for us to do in Mui Ne, and in our brief two day visit we embarked on a tour by jeep to the fairy springs at the red canyon, and took a slow walk along the spring admiring the amazingly coloured canyon.

4 Minutes In Asia [VIDEO]

4 Minutes In Asia is a short narrative of four stunningly beautiful countries: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia. All footage shot on a hand held, second hand camera.