While touring around Vietnam my wife and I had three different guides taking day trips. The thing that made the biggest impression on us was their expressed political philosophies and in one case the lack thereof. Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City In Vietnam the first thing that strikes us is the general attitude towardsContinue reading “Three Tour Guides in Vietnam”
Impressions from Vietnam Cruise itineraries in the South China Sea visit up to five ports in Vietnam. Phu My, the port for Ho Cho Min City (Saigon), Da Nang, Nah Trang and Hai Phong, the port nearest Hanoi. You’ll find the Vietnamese people are friendly and eager to welcome visitors. Shopping is inexpensive and easyContinue reading “Cruising Around Vietnam”
Đà Nẵng & Hoi An, Vietnam Downtown Đà Nẵng is a modern cosmopolitan city, with an impressive skyline, major shopping options, parks, walking malls, and a beautiful beach. The Han River runs through the center of the city, and is crossed by four bridges. The bridges offer an incredible light display of rainbow colors atContinue reading “The Port of Call Đà Nẵng”
Visiting Da Nang and nearby Hoi An Vietnam Downtown Da Nang is a modern cosmopolitan city, with an impressive skyline, major shopping options, parks, walking malls, and a beautiful beach. The Han River runs through the center of the city, and is crossed by four incredible bridges. The bridges offer an incredible light display ofContinue reading “Đà Nẵng, Vietnam A Port of Call”
Modern, historic and fascinating port of call Đà Nẵng is the the fastest growing most progressive city in Vietnam. Surrounded by historic towns and great beaches.
Hoi An Vietnam This quant town is one of the more popular destinations for travelers to Vietnam with its nearness to the city of Da Nang and some new beach resort properties nearby. Hoi An was recognized as a World Heritage Site in December 1999 because of its architecture and history as an ancient trading port. Continue reading “A Wet Day In Hoi An Vietnam”
Above-The Japan Bridge, Hoi An. Impressions of Vietnam Our recent South China Sea cruise made four stops in Vietnam. Because we were back-to-back cruising, Phu My, the port for Ho Cho Min City was duplicated. We took advantage of two ship’s tours and an independent trip into Saigon with bus service provided by the shipContinue reading “Vietnam”