West Street has loads of restaurants and cafés to choose from, but some of the best places to eat or drink are hidden away. Here’s my top 5 vegetarian-friendly places.
Top 5 things to do in Yangshuo
The shops and restaurants along West Street in Yangshuo entertained us, but the real magic took place in the surrounding countryside.
Cruise down the Lí River
We travelled with 40 Chinese tourists down the River Lí. The tour wasn’t great value for money, but the scenery was worth every penny.
A day trip to Longji Rice Terraces
Despite the rain, we spent the day exploring Longji’s rice terraces and met some traditional women with really long hair.
Guilin acted as our base while we visited the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the south of China.
Border crossing: Vietnam to China by train
We said goodbye to Vietnam and took the night train over the border to China. From there, we took our first high speed train to Guilin.
Traffic in Vietnam
Crossing a large intersection in Ho Chi Minh City was practice for dealing with the roads and traffic throughout Vietnam.
A day trip to Halong Bay
From Hanoi, we visited the world-heritage-listed Halong Bay for the day. It was epic and magical and eye-opening to say the least.
Top 5 things to see and eat in Hanoi
We wandered around Hanoi’s streets in the heat, exploring what Vietnam’s capital had to offer. Here’s what you got up to.
Hoi An to Hanoi by train
We took the overnight train from Da Nang to Hanoi, but first, we had to get to the station from Hoi An.