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Hungry in Hue: Vietnam’s Former Royal Capital

I was sitting in a small family owned Vietnamese restaurant in Georgia the other day recalling one of our favorite destinations in Vietnam while I waited for what became one of our favorite dishes. I could smell the aroma from the kitchen and watched customers coming in and out of the restaurant. I wasn't sure how it was going...

A Unique Blend of Influences in Hoi An, Vietnam

We began our Vietnam journey in Ho Chi Minh City highlighting the Mekong Delta and remnants of the Vietnam War. From there we continued northward with our next stop in the quaint town of Hoi An. We decided to take a quick flight up to maximize our time exploring and avoid the 12hr bus ride to get there. Of...

NYE in Ho Chi Minh City with a visit to the Mekong Delta

Straight off the plane from the beaches of Thailand, our first few steps in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City were a little overwhelming. We passed through the airport and out the doors to a huge crowd of family members waiting for their loved ones. We entered into a city of over 8 million people and reportedly more than 12...

Christmas in Koh Phi Phi

It was time for a little luxury after crawling out of what I called our empty swimming pool room in Tonsai. We sailed along the calm waters from Tonsai to the port of Koh Phi Phi where a gentleman was waiting with a small sign listing the name of our accommodations. It was such a treat to have someone...