Travel to Ninh Binh: Trang An

The second day in Ninh Binh, we wanted to take boat ride at Trang An, which according to our survey, is less popular among tourist and naturally beautiful. This day we rented motorcycle because the last day riding bike for 6 hours was exhausting. We arrived at Trang An boat area and bought the ticket…

Travel to Ninh Binh : Tam Coc area

We took early morning train to Ninh Binh; booked the ticket by baolau website; total for 154k VND for return trip. Had breakfast at a Pho vendor of only 40k VND a bowl, we then headed to the waiting room to wait for our train. We were not so clear about which platform to take…

Exploring Hanoi Area (1)

On our first day in exploring Hanoi, we first went to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum to see Ho Chi Minh body which is preserved inside. We also saw many tour groups in this area. However, there was no long queue seen and I just found out that it was closed from September to November because the…

Our Arrival at Hanoi

We fly with Vietjet airline to Hanoi, our flight was in the afternoon 7.50pm. We arrived at airport around 5pm and proceed to check in. The queue was very long because there were 2 Vietjet flights departing at the same time 7.50pm, one to Hanoi and one to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). Our flight was very smooth, and…

Upcoming Vietnam Trip

We plan to go to Vietnam next week for several days. This time we will just visit Hanoi. Originally I want to go to Ho Chi Minh too but because the time limits only 4.5 days, Hanoi and vicinity will be our destination. The decision to go to Hanoi was made just yesterday, when my…