Vietnam (Ha Long Bay)

Our last stop on our tour of Vietnam was Ha Long Bay.  It is one of the most well known places in Vietnam for it’s beauty.  Ha Long Bay has been certified as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located in the North Eastern Vietnam.  Ha Long means descending dragon in Vietnamese. We chose to…

 Vietnam (Sapa)

So I’m sure you all know that I love to mix up the scenery on all my trips.  Well our itinerary for Vietnam was no different.  We combined the city (Hanoi), the mountains (Sapa) and the water (Ha Long Bay) into one trip.  After a couple days in Hanoi it was time to move on…

Hanoi, Vietnam (Things to Eat)

Now on to the best part of any vacation, the FOOD! I think that in Hanoi, the places you’ll want to eat at are the ones that literally look like a hole in the wall, not the bigger sit down restaurants like we’re used to in the US.  These hole in the walls serve some…

Hanoi, Vietnam (Sites to see)

After a great night’s rest and our Vietnam visa issues behind us, were ready to explore Hanoi with our new friend Elly who was the tour guide assigned to us by Classy Travel.  We loved Elly’s enthusiasm while showing us her city, as well as her ability to quickly and easily navigate the city with us in…

Hanoi, Vietnam (Things to know before you go)

We’ve been wanting to take a trip to SE Asia and as I am a huge fan of Pho we thought let’s head to Vietnam (yes sometimes I plan my vacations based on food…)! So I eagerly started working on planning our trip. Usually I love to create my own itinerary and coordinate all of…