24 Hours in Hanoi

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Imagining Dragons in Ha Long Bay

Is Ha Long Bay overrated? That’s the question we needed to answer before including Hanoi in our Vietnam trip. After some preliminary reading, I realised: there’d be no way we’d escape taking a tour or crowds. But all the reviews said it was definitely worth it. And I’d second that. Ha Long Bay doesn’t disappoint…

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Life in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

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An Evening in Saigon

We stayed in District 1 for the entire duration of our stay in Saigon (also called Ho Chi Mihn City). It’s hard to get a real feel of the city when you’re restricted to a 2-day travel schedule. Fortunately, District 1 isn’t a bore. You can spend the day exploring remnants of the city’s colonial past…

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