Vietnam Budget Overview and Wrap Up

We spent 30 days in Vietnam and spent $3,419 AUD.  That works out to $114 a day or $19 a day per person. We visited 5 places in Vietnam and we went from the South to the North.  Vietnam is …

Things To Do on Cat Ba Island

Cat Ba Island is the biggest Island in Halong Bay area and over half of the island is National Park.  It is easy to get to with a fast ferry trip from Hai Phong and you can purchase a bus/boat/bus …

How to see Halong Bay on a Budget

Halong Bay is a UNESCO world heritage site of rugged beauty and one that you cannot miss if you are visiting Vietnam. There are many tour companies that offer trips to Halong Bay, these can range from day trips from …

Hanoi With Kids

Hanoi was the last stop in Vietnam and after travelling up from the South so were not too impressed with the city, although it did grow on us.  I enjoyed it much more than J did and the girls and …

Hoi An Food Tour

We were enjoying the food so much in Vietnam and when we were offered to participate in a Food Tour in Hoi An for free we were so excited. The culinary scene in Hoi An is quite unique to other …

Cooking Class in Hoi An Vietnam

We really enjoyed the food in Vietnam, the flavour combinations are so unique and everything is so fresh and delicious.  The girls love to cook and when Tay asked if we could do a cooking class here I got on …

Funky Monkey Boat Trip Nha Trang

We had read lots of great reviews about the Funky Monkey Boat trip so while we were in Nha Trang we decided to see what all the hype was about.   The Funky Monkey boat trip is a day trip …

Is Nha Trang Worth Visiting With Kids?

When talking to other travelling families we were told to skip Nha Trang. When doing research we saw that Nha Trang was a beach town and looked really pretty. We are beach people and decided to include it as one …