Ninh Binh - pagodas, caves and beautiful temples

Ninh Binh is a small enchanting town in North Vietnam located in the Red river delta. Nowadays it is not really a touristy spot therefore it is ideal for exploring. We came here from Cat Ba Island and Ha Long Bay. Ticket for minibus + ferry + bus cost 250 000 VND/person (cca 11 USD) and […]

Cat Ba Island and Ha Long Bay - pearls of Vietnam

There was a time to definitely leave Hanoi and go to one of the most visited places in Vietnam, to Ha Long Bay. We decided to visit the Bay from Cat Ba Island. This are is not so touristy and we really wanted to enjoy our trip. From Hanoi to Cat Ba Island In Hanoi […]

Sapa - enchanting paddy fields in the mountains

During our first visit in Southeast Asia it rained a lot but the weather became stable soon. It was perfect timing to go to Sapa. We don’t do it often but we decided to buy a tour in Hanoi. We paid 1 068 000 VND/person (cca 48 USD) for 3 nights and 2 days including trekking in […]

Hanoi - city full of life and delicious food

After our last and long day spent in San Francisco in the USA and in all America in general and after a several hour long flight we finally landed in Asia. First country we visited there was Vietnam. And our first destination became Hanoi. After landing we first had to manage casual traveler stuff like […]