• Asia,  Vietnam

    Cruising at Ha Long Bay – Hanoi, Vietnam

    The Ha Long Bay Cruise was part of the Groupon package we bought for the Vietnam trip. We took the one-day cruise, although there’s an option to have it overnight. It’s just enough to actually experience the place and take…

  • Asia,  Vietnam

    By the Hoan Kiem Lake – Hanoi, Vietnam

    Hoan Kiem Lake or “Lake of the Restored Sword” is probably the most scenic spot in Hanoi (that I know of). When we went there, it was – no kidding – literally filled with people. Not in an I-can’t-breathe kind…

  • Asia,  Vietnam

    Temple Hopping in Hanoi, Vietnam

    Temples again?¬†Well, yeah. In almost every country we go to, it is almost a must to see a temple or church or two. Religion is a very huge part of culture. I am not religious, mind you, but I find…

  • Asia,  Vietnam

    Hanoi, Vietnam: Museums and Other Sights

    Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and its second largest city. We went there just last month, after fate has allowed us to purchase a tour package on Groupon coupled by a Cebu Pacific seat sale. Our first choice was…

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    The Streets of Hanoi in Black and White

    The streets of Hanoi, Vietnam¬†are usually bustling with motorcycles, bicycles, small cars and people walking in those distinct conical hats which they call “non la” or leaf hat. I was fascinated with this fact when I went to Vietnam a…