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Uniquely Hanoi, Vietnam

I spent a couple of weeks in Hanoi during the middle of February, which gives me plenty of time to experience the richness of their culture and tradition.  Every day … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Must See Places in Ninh Binh – Vietnam

If I have to choose one word to describe Ninh Binh, I would say without a doubt – it’s therapeutic! It offers a welcome respite from the hectic pace of Vietnam’s capital … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · 3 Comments

Escape to Ninh Binh – Vietnam

Ninh Binh is a very laid back city in the northern part of Vietnam,  it offers a welcome respite from the hectic pace of Vietnam’s capital city. It may be an … Continue reading

April 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Picturesque Tam Coc – Ninh Binh Vietnam

Tucked within the province of Ninh Binh, just two hours from Hanoi, lies the picturesque Tam Coc.  Tam Coc literally means three caves, through which the Ngo Dong River flows … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

EXPLORING the MAJESTIC DAU GO CAVES – Ha Long Bay Vietnam

Hidden in a limestone islet 8Km south of Bai Chay is the biggest and the most significant caves in all of Vietnam – the Dau Go Caves.  Legend says that … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cruising Ha Long Bay – Vietnam

Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage and a Natural Wonder of the World – Ha Long Bay is without a doubt  a great destination for excursion and natural discovery. It features … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Guide for Choosing a Suitable Halong Bay Cruise

Undoubtedly, Halong Bay is one of the most sought after tourist destination in Vietnam.  A place where you can swim and kayak on the emerald-blue waters; hike and rock climb on … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – HANOI

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the most significant landmarks in Hanoi.  It is located at the center of Ba Dinh Square where President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Scenic Stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake – HANOI

Hoan Kiem Lake is the main point of interest in Hanoi and it has become extremely familiar to me. I dined in cafes, bars and restaurants overlooking it and driven … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

My First Impressions of Hanoi, Vietnam

  While the aircraft was turning off the active runway and taxiing to the gate, my mind started to wander about the sights, sounds and colors of the 2,500-year-old Hanoi. I can’t wait to … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tips for a BUDGET TRAVEL in Vietnam

Vietnam is a beautiful country with a distinct identity shaped by its colonial past. And it’s a very economical country to travel in. For example, a bowl of Pho (beef noodle soup) is … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

PUH TOH TZE TEMPLE : Largest Buddhist Temple in Kota Kinabalu

Buddhism is the second largest religion in Malaysia, after Islam, with 19.2% of Malaysia’s population being Buddhist. Buddhism was introduced to the Malays by the Chinese way back in the early … Continue reading

February 11, 2016

Floating City Mosque – Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Sabah State City Mosque or Masjid Negeri Sabah is the second most important mosque in Kota Kinabalu.  This beautiful white and blue colored Mosque was constructed in 1993 and was officially … Continue reading

January 27, 2016 · 3 Comments

Welcome Seafood Restaurant – KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia

Food is undeniably one of the things I look forward to when travelling. Obviously, I love to eat! But other than that,  I believe that eating local dishes is one of the … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sabah State Museum – KOTA KINABALU

I took the initiative to travel to Kota Kinabalu as part of our Brunei trip itinerary last year. There are several ways to reach KK from Brunei depending on your personal … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 2 Comments