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.
An Café in Hoi An
We particularly stumbled across An’s Cafe and were rewarded with delicious, fresh, home-cooked cuisine.
Top things to see and do in Hoi An
Hoi An is a small town full of history, culture, architecture and delicious cuisine. Here’s a list of what we discovered in it’s ancient centre and rural surroundings.
Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An by train
It was time to begin our train adventures. Our destination – an overnight train from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang and then a 40-minute drive to Hoi An.
Top 5 places to eat in Saigon for vegetarians
With a list of recommendations in hand, we roamed the city to find the best of Saigon’s vegetarian cuisine in the short time we were there.
Top 5 things to see in Saigon
We had a couple of days in Ho Chi Minh City aka Saigon. It was hot and humid but we still managed to see a few sites. Here’s a list of the places we visited.