Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Located in central Vietnam, Hoi An is one of the most popular places in the whole country. I’ve visited twice now, and would still go back again if the opportunity arose. There is something a little bit magical about this town. It has such a relaxed feel to it and is a bit of a … Read more

How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An

The picturesque town of Hoi An in central Vietnam is one of the most popular places to visit in the country. Getting there can be a little complicated as it does not have an airport and is not on the main north-south railway line. Most visitors get there from the neighbouring city of Da Nang … Read more

Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour from Hue

Paradise Cave

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is home to the biggest cave in the world. Son Doong is a challenge for most travellers, as it is a four-day/three-night trek through the jungle to be able to visit it. A good alternative is instead visiting Paradise Cave. This cave was only discovered in 2005 and was … Read more

Travel Diaries – Vietnam


Gap Year Days 270 – 281 I was looking forward to getting back to Vietnam. We had spent three weeks here almost exactly five years ago and had enjoyed our visit to Hoi An then, and wanted to spend more time around the central area of Vietnam. It had been hot in Cambodia, but the … Read more