VIETNAM

Below you will find travel itineraries and pictures from Vietnam, a land with captivating natural beauty, dynamic megacities and tranquil village life.

HA LONG BAY, DRAGON LEGEND CRUISE 2D1N

Day 1 Our final Vietnamese adventure was booking a luxury cruise through Ha Long and Baitu Long Bay. After some research we decided to choose Indochina Junk's Dragon Legend II cruise and we chose the 2D1N option. First we boarded the VIP shuttle from our hotel in...

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HANOI, DAY 2

Our stay in Hanoi was quite short and spread out. We flew to Hanoi right after Hoi An, but only stayed here in totsl of 1 whole day. First day we explored the city and then in the morning we headed to Sapa early AM. We came back from Sapa a day later, very late as we...

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HANOI, DAY 1

Our stay in Hanoi was quite short and spread out. We flew to Hanoi right after Hoi An, but only stayed here in total of 1 whole day. First day we explored the city and then in the morning we headed to Sapa early AM. We came back from Sapa a day later, very late as we...

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HIKING IN SAPA, DAY 2

After a good night's sleep, it was time to get on with the hike with Lo May. She greeted us at the homestay and we started our 4 hour journey into the hills and fields of Lao Cai. The nature in Sapa was absloutely beautiful. Now it was even better than day 1, since...

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HIKING IN SAPA, DAY 1

There are several ways of getting to Sapa from Hanoi, but we decided to take the most convenient and comfortable one available - The Sapa Express bus! We really didn't want to take long and early train journeys and since we only stayed there for a night and had a...

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MAYA DESIGN: BEST TAILOR IN HOI AN

Hoi An is a city of lanterns and tailors. You are without a doubt going to find yourself choosing from an abundance of tailors and it's not easy choosing where to go to! We planned to get quite a few things tailored: dresses for me and shirts, blazer and perhaps...

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HOI AN, DAY 3

On our last say in Hoi An we decided to take the bicycles our resort provides out to the rice fields. Biking through these fields was really nice, the nature is so pretty and it reallt helped being out from the bustling town. Another thing we started to get a bit...

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HOI AN, DAY 2

We decided to start off the day by heading to the beach after a nice breakfast at the resort. We knew we had to go back to town in a few hours since we had our fitting at the tailor though, so we couldn't spend a whole day there as we wanted. But it was our one and...

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HOI AN, DAY 1

Another morning flight, this time from Ho Chi Minh to Danang. Danang is about 45 min away from Hoi An and is the closest airport to the city. From the airport we waved down a Vinasun taxi, which took us straight to our hotel Hoi An Silk Village Resort, where we stayed...

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HO CHI MINH CITY, DAY 3

This was our last day in Ho Chi Minh. We decided to first take a trip out to (my favorite from this destination) Binh Quoi Village, a bit out of town, but still cheap and convenient if you take a taxi. So this place is, for some strange reason, not at all popular yet...

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HO CHI MINH CITY, DAY 2

Cu Chi tunnels await! Our pick up arrived to the hotel (it's so easy when you get the hotel to arrange the tour with you, really worth it and not even more expensive than if we did it ourselves!) and we headed in a van towards Cu Chi. What we didn't know is that they...

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HO CHI MINH CITY, DAY 1

We landed to Ho Chi Minh at about 10am, I did my Visa at the airport and we then took a Vinasun taxi straight to our hotel, Sanouva Saigon Hotel. After the shock that is Vietnamese traffic, we finally arrived to our room - airconditioned before our arrival (it's so...

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VIDEO FROM TWO WEEKS IN VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA