Ha Giang City

Ha Giang City

As you may or may not know, Ha Giang city is the capital of Ha Giang province which is the northern most province of Vietnam and it borders with China. Having lived in Hanoi for almost 2 years now, I have heard whispers and great stories of this province. I finally got my chance to […]

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Siem Reap

Siem Reap

We arrived in Siem Reap midafternoon after another long journey on a public bus from Kampong Cham. Siem Reap is named so as Thailand (former Thai name Siam) was under Thai administration from 1795 to 1907. Reap means ‘recaptured’ or defeat so Siem Reap means recaptured from Thailand.   Our hotel wasn’t far from the […]

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Hanoi – Halong bay

Hanoi – Halong bay

I haven’t updated this blog in a while and we are already into week one of the trip so I best take a moment to reflect on the week that was! On Wednesday morning, me, Bill, Andrea and my dad checked out of the Hanoi Focus hotel and made our way down to the Hanoi […]

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