As you probably know by now, Anthony and I love Hoi An. It’s our favorite place in Vietnam, and even on our third visit, the charm still holds up. Hoi An may be small, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in activities. Whether you like the beach, shopping, food, history, culture…Hoi […]
Xin Chào from the beautiful island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam! We’ve been staying at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay aka Lamarck University for four days now with another three to go. The entire resort is themed after a fictional university, dreamed up by acclaimed architect Bill Bensley. The amount of thought that went into […]
Vietnam was the third country Breada and I visited in 2016, right at the beginning of our epic 14 month trip abroad. I can still remember our bus ride from Phnom Penh. I was so excited, as always when going somewhere new. By this point I had traveled to 13 countries in my life and […]
Normally I keep my writing strictly travel related – flights, hotels, things like that, but I had an experience last week I thought was worth sharing, and that experience was a haircut at a little barbershop called House of Barbaard. To be honest, calling it a haircut is an injustice to the product House of […]
When I decided that I wanted to spend my birthday in Hoi An, Vietnam, Anthony told me to pick out a few hotels that I liked, and he would surprise me with one for a few nights of relaxation. The very first hotel that popped up when I searched “fancy hotels Hoi An” was the […]
Hello Fellow Trekkers! Breada and I have now been living in Hoi An, Vietnam for a little over 3 months. We love it here and decided this is where we want to settle down when we fly back to Vietnam later this year. There’s good food, good people, good weather (usually), and a calm atmosphere […]
Xin Chao fellow trekkers and Chúc Mừng Năm Mới! Today is the Vietnamese New Year’s Day and the start of the week-long celebrations and pilgrimages many locals take to their hometowns to visit family. It’s the biggest holiday of the year in Vietnam and we’re excited to be here to witness it firsthand.
If you know me, or have read a few of my posts, you’ll know one of my hobbies is travel hacking. In this case, we flew Business Class from Hanoi to Hong Kong on DragonAir (now Cathay Dragon) for just 9,000 British Airways Avios + $16 each, which is a steal considering the same flight […]