Tips for Riding Night Buses in Vietnam

My friend Ritchie and I spent just over a week in Vietnam, starting in Ho Chi Minh City, working our way up the coast via Nha Trang, Hoi An and finally Hanoi, before taking a nightmare bus journey to Luang Prabang in Laos. You can travel...

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Nightmare Bus from Vietnam to Laos

After taking several night buses up the coast of Vietnam, I knew that the times stated meant nothing. When your Vietnamese travel agent says it takes 10 hours, you can add on another 5. So when I booked the bus from Hanoi to Luang Prabang...

Sleeping on a Junk Boat in Halong Bay with Wimdu!

Thought Wimdu just did apartments? Think again. You can also sleep on a junk boat in Vietnam too! When I was booking accommodation in Hanoi through Wimdu, I also saw a few Halong Bay Cruises listed. Cruising Halong Bay is one of those things you have...

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Staying at La Belle Vie Hanoi with Wimdu

I wasn't a fan of Hanoi in Vietnam. It was cold, wet and the pavements were so narrow that I was walking in the road amongst a sea of bikes. So I was thankful that I had a gorgeous room at La Belle Vie hotel...