So it turns out that overnight train rides in Vietnam are not quite as comfy as the ones in Thailand, but still quite fun. Just bumpy. Read more »
We took a trip to Halong Bay on Friday. It was good, but kind of disappointing. Having been on an amazing trip before on one of my previous visits, this backpackers budget one wasnâ€™t really comparable. We did have a lot of fun all the same and made friends with two Scottish Girls, now nicknamed Alen and Silky.
I love Hanoi. Itâ€™s the craziest, busiest, brilliant city. The streets are teaming with Motorbikes, street food and crammed full of people. After our ridiculous 26 hour bus ride to get here, it was nice just to get somewhere. We had already booked our hotel and its really nice.
So it turns out that getting the bus from Vienttiane to Hanoi is the most horrible thing you can ever do. If you are considering it, donâ€™t! Yes, its cheap, but honestly just donâ€™t do it. Read more »