Cu Chi Tunnels And Mekong River Day Tours Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh city (also known as Saigon) is a bustling city in the south of Vietnam. There are so many motorbikes in Vietnam that at any time, you could look down and they appear as ants moving on the roads below you.  In fact, there are 37 million scooters and motorbikes in the whole […]

Top Ten Tours And Day Trips Around Hanoi Vietnam

Hanoi is considered the hub of Vietnam. So it makes sense to start your visit to Vietnam in Hanoi, or alternatively end it here, using Hanoi as your base. We started our Vietnam travels in Hanoi and then traveled by coach to Sapa. Here we spent three incredible days touring in this region. We returned […]

Halong Bay Wooden Junk Boat Cruise

Halong or Hạ Long Bay has to one of the most breathtakingly beautiful and famous bays in the world, and today our eyes will finally behold it for ourselves. We can see something on TV, a computer, or read about it in a book, but nothing compares to being here in the flesh and experiencing […]

Ever had a dream come true? I did in Amsterdam

Before we set out to travel the world, my son and I went through magazines. We cut out pictures and we made a ‘Dream Board’. This was four or five years ago now. We added the places we wanted to visit, and things we wanted to do. Not all managed to get onto the Dream […]

Llangollen Canal Boats Horse Drawn and Aqueduct

Llangollen Canal Boats Horse Drawn and Aqueduct Today, we wanted to go on a canal boat ride. As we drove into Llangollen the rain and the showers started. Next thing we knew, we were walking toward the river and a deluge came upon us. On we went, jumping over puddles, and huddling under bus shelters. […]

Lake Atitlan Guatemala by boat

Lake Atitlan Guatemala by boat, and a weaving lesson too. A day trip around Lake Atitlan with a weaving lesson in San Juan. This morning we regrettably pack our bags and leave one of our favorite places we have stayed so far – Hotel Bambu.  The kind owner drops us down to the pier where […]