Vietnam on a shoestring!!

What i intend to write in this post is something that personally made me very proud, It is how i traveled in Vietnam on a shoestring!! Firstly i’d like to define “shoestring“, according to Lonely planet guide on travelling “Southeast Asia on a shoestring“, the budget i should have for Vietnam is 25-30$ per day.…

Mui Ne ….. A Seafood Haven!!

After our amazing stay in the most beautiful capital city I’ve ever been to … Hanoi. It was time for us to go back all the way to Saigon and from there to Cambodia. On the way back, we wanted to stop by the most famous city with a beach in Vietnam … Mui NeΒ !!…

Hanoi, A city from a long lost generation!!

After our brief yet enjoyable stay at Hoi An, we hopped on the open tour bus and headed for our next destination …… Hanoi!! The bus took approx 16-20 hours to reach the capital city of Vietnam. ——————————————- 1) The hotel We made few friends on the way to Hanoi, they had reservations in a…

The flooded city of Hoi An!!

“YO WAN HOTEL?” I woke up on the pavement in front of “BoBo cafe” to a motorcycle guy asking me this question. I looked around and didn’t find “Greg” our friend from France and it turned out he woke up earlier and went looking for hotels. After a while he came back with an address…

A 48 hour day!!

I’ve been really looking forward to write this post, as within it lies a life experience that I’ll always remember and a story that I’ll be telling for years to come. The story goes like this…. ————————————– Bus ride Today is our last day in Saigon, our next destination is Hoi An (the historical city).…

Beyond ho chi Minh city pt.2

The second tour we took in Saigon was Mekong delta 1 day (floating market) The cost of this tour: 200,000 dong The duration: 1 full day It includes: bus ride + guide + lunch + boat ride Level of awesomeness: average ————————————- 1) Mekong delta The bus ride took around 3.5 hours. Our first stop…

Beyond Ho Chi Minh City

In our 3rd and 4th day in ho chi Minh city, we decided to take a couple of tours in the morning and experience the famous “ben thanh” market. —————————————– 1) The most famous tours in Saigon There is a lot of tours offices in ho chi Minh city, they practically offer -more or less-…

Lost in the beauty of Saigon.

In our second day in Vietnam, we wanted to visit as many places of interest in ho chi Minh city as we can, however we didn’t want to take taxis, motorcycles or even bicycles!! We turned our GPS on and just ran with it, and well ……. it couldn’t have turned out any better. πŸ™‚…

Lost in the beauty of Saigon pt.2

3) The great temple of the jade emperor: This temple is the biggest and most touristic in HCMC, and it was kinda obvious why. You can look up the story behind that temple if you’re really interested, coz we did and we didn’t really understand anything xD ——————————————– 4) The highlight of the day Since…

Touch down….. VIETNAM !!

Vietnam …. land of the Dong!! , a country that I’ve always wanted to visit but for some reason I’ve always thought that it’s really difficult to get the visa, well …. it wasn’t, and here I am in one of the most beautiful countries on earth πŸ™‚ ———————————– 1) Flight I took an AirAsia…