Asia What to Visit in Hue, Vietnam

What to Visit in Hue, Vietnam

Huế is the capital city of Thua Thien – Hue province, Vietnam. Between 1802 and 1945, it was the imperial capital of the Nguyen dynasty. Its population stands at about 340,000. One place you just have to visit in the city of Hue is The Imperial City. Imperial Citadel (Đại Nội) The former imperial seat …

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Mae Hong Son Loop Motorbikes of Thailand

Motorbikes of Thailand

Being an avid motorbike enthusiast I thought is was about time I sat sown and etched out a blog about all the crazy little bikes that are everywhere in Thailand. We’ve hired a few on the trips that we’ve had here and although I ride a large 1300cc in Australia and tow a trailer with …

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Uncategorized Unusual and Fascinating Tourist Attractions(7)

Unusual and Fascinating Tourist Attractions(7)

This is part 7 of a 10 part series that focuses on 100 unusual and fascinating tourist attractions from around the globe. Some we have been lucky enough to visit, yet some we yearn to set foot. From the weird and wacky, freaky to wondrous… Take a stroll through the series. Chamarel, Mauritius Check out the multicolored …

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Cambodia Chau Doc – Vietnam

Chau Doc – Vietnam

Sometimes when you travel you get to go to places that you have never heard of and this was the case with the small town of Chau Doc. We knew nothing of the place until taking an in Intrepid Tour that took us through the Mekong Delta of Vietnam and into Cambodia. We were to stay here only one …

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Vietnam Vietnam Part 5 – Intrepid Journey to Cambodia

Vietnam Part 5 – Intrepid Journey to Cambodia

Breakfast was early – French bread and omelette – so much for local food. The Vietnamese don’t eat breakfast like westerners do. There is no milk or cereals to be found.   Today our group was travelling by bus overland to a small town of Chau Doc settled on the banks of the Mekong River …

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Vietnam Vietnam Part 4 – Ho Chi Min City

Vietnam Part 4 – Ho Chi Min City

We were up early morning this morning as we head off back to Saigon or as it is now referred to – Ho Chi Min City. For the one-hour flight we travelled for the first time in my life Business Class, yes I made it to the big time! Or was it more the fact …

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Vietnam Vietnam Part 3 – Hue City

Vietnam Part 3 – Hue City

Asia hotel was a wonderful place to stay. Complete with a roof top pool and bar and a restaurant that served the most scrumptious breakfast.   We woke this morning and after breakfast decided that we would walk the 2.5km to the Citadel, an ancient city of old Vietnam and the building block of the …

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Vietnam Vietnam Part 2 – Getting Lost & travel to Hue

Vietnam Part 2 – Getting Lost & travel to Hue

Today we decided that yesterday on the bike was not enough and that we would take the bike to My Son – a 60km round trip to see some of the ancient ruins that are also heritage listed. The way to get there seemed easy enough an every one wanted to help. I had the …

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Vietnam Vietnam Part 1 – Marble Mountain

Vietnam Part 1 – Marble Mountain

Were should we go on our holidays? A question asked by so many wives just wanting to get out of work and embark on either an adventure or relaxation. To be honest I really wasn’t sure where I wanted to spend time away form a job that absorbed so much of my time and anywhere …

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