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Her Take: Vietnam Wrap-Up and Final Impressions

Her Take: Vietnam Wrap-Up and Final Impressions

Average spent per day: $34.07  Total days in Vietnam: 23  Our Route Vietnam was a breath of fresh air after China. Out of all of the places I have traveled in the world, I found Vietnam the most straightforward to get around, requiring very little thought and almost zero effort on our part. Everything could be booked through the hostels ... Read More »

Her Take: Devouring Delicious Food in Vietnam

Her Take: Devouring Delicious Food in Vietnam

The minute we sat down at our first restaurant in Vietnam and devoured a massive bowl of pho, I knew we were in for a few tantalizing treats for this leg of the journey. In Toronto Kyle and I had tasted our fair share of Vietnamese food, including pho and banh mi (a Vietnamese sandwich), so we had an idea ... Read More »

Her Take: Celebrating Three Years Together in Vietnam

Her Take: Celebrating Three Years Together in Vietnam

Three years ago today in a dark-lit, booze-infused bar in Montreal, Kyle and I drunkenly made out with each other and thought none the wiser of it. Who knew that three years later we would have survived moving to a new city together, living together for two years, moving again to an entirely different city and then taken off on ... Read More »

Her Take: Partying in Halong Bay

Her Take: Partying in Halong Bay

We had heard horror stories about most tours offered to Halong Bay, about a four hour drive from Hanoi. Many backpackers had been ripped off with hefty price tags and horrible conditions. We talked to a Dutch guy later in our travels through Vietnam who had to put up with bed bugs and rats on his “luxury” boat. I am ... Read More »

Her Take: First Impressions of Vietnam

Her Take: First Impressions of Vietnam

We’ve officially been in Vietnam for two weeks now, and after traveling through China for twenty days, this place feels like a different world. An American we met on our first night in Hanoi said it well: in China you’re surviving; in Vietnam you’re on vacation. We couldn’t have agreed with him more. The People We’d heard from a few ... Read More »

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