"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".

Category: Vietnam

Travel Report: The Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

The Mekong Delta, Vietnam. May 2018. I was into the last few days of my monthlong adventure across Vietnam. And what better way to sign off than with a boat cruise through the country’s stunning Mekong Delta. An intricate maze of river and swamps encompassed by jungle, rice fields and dotted villages, I’d read how […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Ho Chi Minh.

Cool Spots Around Ho Chi Minh. May 2018. Following my individual reports on Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum, it’s time to wrap up the best of the rest with my Cool Spots Around Ho Chi Minh. I’ll never forget my arrival in HCM. It was absolutely belting down with rain. In fact, the […]

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Travel Report: War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh.

War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh. May 2018. Please note: You may find the story and images presented in this article deeply upsetting. Thus I wouldn’t blame you for sitting this one out. For those of you who do proceed, I’m guessing this is going to be as difficult to read as it was for […]

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Travel Report: Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh.

Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh. May 2018. I have to admit that I did not fall in love with the city of Ho Chi Minh. For the most part I felt it lacked the charm of its sister metropolis, Hanoi. In fact, right from day one I thought there was just a touch of Beijing and […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Danang.

Cool Spots Around Danang, Vietnam. April 2018. Well folks, you surely know the drill by now. Following my individual articles on Dragon Bridge, The Marble Mountains, The Danang Coastline and Monkey Mountain, here’s my roundup of the best of the rest. Yup, it’s another Vietnamese city wrapped up with my Cool Spots Around Danang. Having […]

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Travel Report: Monkey Mountain, Danang.

Monkey Mountain, Danang, Vietnam. May 2018. It was a beautifully sunny afternoon in Danang as I left the hostel in pursuit of another mountain adventure. I had already enjoyed a day taking in The Marble Mountains and was curious to see how Son Tra, aka Monkey Mountain, would compare. Towering 600 meters above sea level, […]

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Travel Report: The Danang Coastline, Vietnam. 

The Danang Coastline, Vietnam. April 2018. When I look back on my Danang adventures, I naturally recall all the amazing sights I managed to tick off during my five night stay. However, every bit as memorable is the day I took a well-earned rest and didn’t wake up until midday. The day when, having had […]

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Travel Report: Marble Mountain, Danang.

Marble Mountain, Danang. April 2018. On the face of it Danang has just about everything for the curious traveller. First it’s a large, modern metropolis stuffed with markets, museums, temples and a vibrant river scene dominated by a fire-breathing bridge. Furthermore, it has one of Vietnam’s most popular stretches of coastline, home to glistening, golden beaches. More on that in […]

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