The Best Way to See Halong Bay from Hanoi

For most travelers to Vietnam, Halong Bay is almost always at the top of their “Places to See” list.  It’s a picturesque bay off the coast of northern Vietnam near Hanoi that is dotted with jagged limestone islands.  The 120km long coastline and it’s surrounding islands have been listed as a UNESCO world natural heritage […]

Laos: Things to See and Do in Vientiane (Tourist Attractions)

Are you planning a vacation trip to Laos? If you are, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit the country’s largest city and capital, Vientiane. Vientiane has been Laos’ capital since 1563. The city’s name is derived from the Pali language which means City of Sandalwood. Vientiane enjoys a year round tropical climate, with an […]