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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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Travel Report: Dragon Bridge, Danang.

Dragon Bridge, Danang, Vietnam. April 2018. It was my first day in the Vietnamese city of Danang. Having checked into my digs, a Japanese style hostel called Tomodachi House, I wasted no time in heading out into the city. After the sedate charms of Dong Hoi and the imperial delights of Hue, I was definitely […]

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Travel Report: Cool Spots Around Hue, Vietnam.

Cool Spots Around Hue. April 2018. As I come to the end of another Vietnam location, it’s tricky to avoid simply repeating myself. But hey, what can I say, this was yet another wonderful chapter of my cross-country adventures. In fact, in terms of memorable places and experiences, Vietnam is the gift that keeps on […]

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Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc, Vietnam.

Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc. Hue, Vietnam. April 2018. The city of Hue really is a goldmine for those looking to wade deep into Vietnam’s historical waters. At the very least most visitors spend a half day exploring The Imperial City, once home to the country’s Nguyen emperors. If that doesn’t quite quench the thirst, […]

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Travel Report: The National School, Hue, Vietnam.

The National School, Hue, Vietnam. April 2018. It was my second full day in the Vietnamese city of Hue and I was felling a little run down. By this point I’d been on the road for several weeks. And my legs were feeling the effects of the previous day’s efforts exploring the majestic remains of […]

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Travel Report: The Imperial City, Hue, Vietnam.

The Imperial City, Hue, Vietnam. April 2018. Following my adventures in Hanoi, Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay, Dong Hoi and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, I finally arrived in the pretty river town of Hue. Home, among other delights, to Vietnam’s wondrous Imperial City. As one of the country’s historical highlights, I couldn’t wait to […]

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Paradise Cave & Phong Nha Cave, Vietnam.

Paradise Cave & Phong Nha Cave, Vietnam. April 2018. After a few relaxing days in the understated outpost of Dong Hoi, it was time for my much-anticipated day trip to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Home to tropical forests, underground rivers, UNESCO caves and Asia’s oldest karst mountains, I could have easily based myself here for […]

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