Vietnam

Where to Stay in Hoi An: Ornate japanese style pink temple gate with three archways

Where to Stay in Hoi An – Find the Best Areas and Best Hotels in Hoi An

Hoi An is the most beautiful town in Vietnam and has a wonderful blend of quaint crumbling old buildings nestled amongst temples and lit up by exotic lanterns. These great qualities combined with a stunning riverside setting have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam and was top of our bucket …

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suitcase, camera and holiday items in a suitcase for a Thailand packing list

South East Asia Packing List – What to Pack for Thailand and SE Asia

It can be hard to decide what to pack for South East Asia. You need to get the balance right between having all you need for your time away, and actually being able to carry everything with you.  This is particularly hard when you travel with a young family as you don’t want your little …

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Vietnam with Kids, Japanese bridge in Hoi An

Vietnam with Kids – Vietnam with a Baby, Toddler or Older Kids

When our second daughter was approaching her first birthday, we used our Shared Parental Leave (a combination of maternity/paternity leave that is now available to parents in the UK) to spend a decent amount of time travelling in South East Asia.  We arrived in Vietnam at the end of this 3 month trip to South …

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