The Ultimate Northern Vietnam Trip: Sapa – Stop 2

After landing in Hanoi, Sapa was my next stop. It is a region close to the Chinese border known for its rice terraces and ethnic tribes. If you are up for the adventure, you can hire private tour guides to drive you through more remote regions to experience countryside living without the crowd. Due to time […]

The Ultimate Northern Vietnam Trip: Hanoi – My Vietnam Base

If you travel to Vietnam, chances are you will fly either into Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. Because I chose to focus my trip in northern Vietnam, it made a lot of sense to begin my journey in Hanoi. I used it subsequently as a base to venture west (Sapa), east (Halong Bay), and […]