Top 5 Things My Vietnam Guidebook Says that (Beating Chest…) the Others Don’t

Though I have my own Vietnam guidebook, I always pick up the new Vietnam guidebooks and carry at least one (usually Lonely Planet or Rough Guide) when I travel around Vietnam. But there are several biggish things, in my humble opinion, that my site covers that you don’t find in those (yet). Including these five: 1. DIY MEKONG IS POSSIBLE! That’s right, you … Continue reading

Stopping for Now

I’ve been sidetracked by the mad dash of my last two or so weeks of research and abandonded this blog thing. I head home today and will be writing up Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Hue, Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang and Dalat to expand the online guide to match 99% of most travelers’ itineraries. Meanwhile, I offer these suggestions: DON’T BUS … Continue reading