Historic Ho Chi Minh City

Historic Ho Chi Minh City

Time For A New Adventure We flew from Danang to Ho Chi Minh/Saigon today. The hotel in Hoi An arranged our transfer from the hotel to the airport. The driver arrived on time and got us to the airport in plenty of time for our departure. The last time we flew, we had...
Enchanting Hoi An, Vietnam

Enchanting Hoi An, Vietnam

Airport Adventures Our Hanoi hotel secured a transfer to the airport for us, and we arrived in plenty of time to check-in. Jim’s carry-on bag was over the weight limit for the first time, and the agent said we would need to check our the bags. We’re in a foreign...
Hanoi Vietnam Highlights

Hanoi Vietnam Highlights

After arriving at the Hanoi airport and clearing immigration, we looked for a SIM card for Jim’s travel phone. We had researched to find the best store to buy it from and settled on Viettel. Their station was easy to find, and although the sales reps were nice, they...
Vung Tau, Vietnam – Temples, Palaces, and Views

Vung Tau, Vietnam – Temples, Palaces, and Views

Lang Ong Nam Hai We had the opportunity to take a day-long tour of Vung Tau in Vietnam. While there, we stopped at the Whale Temple, known to locals as Lang Ong Nam Hai. This isn’t your typical temple; it’s a mixture of spirituality and the history of the...