The first time I traveled to Vietnam, I chose Hanoi. It was meant to be a short trip, and because Halong Bay is in my Vietnam bucket list, Hanoi was the winner. It didn’t disappoint and I fell in love pretty quickly. The food, the people, the culture…it was all an instant connection I had… Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You
As I awoke with the sound of the airconditioning turning off, I didn’t had to remind myself where I was. I can still feel subtle rocking, though very mildly, it was very clear that I was on a boat. Quickly, the excitement came over me as I scooted my body up reaching for the window.… Continue reading Is Halong Bay Even Worth It?
Fact: The Mekong River flows through six different countries in Asia–China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. It’s only the 12th longest river in the world and the 7th in Asia, yet it is considered as the region’s lifeblood and a major source of livelihood since the early civilization. If Mekong Delta could speak, it would… Continue reading The Mekong Delta, Snake Wine, and I
I don’t consider myself a hopeless romantic. I mean, I can’t even say “make love” without cringing. I love tragic love stories more than the happily ever after cliches. And throughout the years, I’ve learned that love goes way beyond beautiful words and thoughtful surprises. But despite all that, I’ve always enjoyed the idea of… Continue reading How To Spend Valentines Day Alone: A Date With The City
Just in time for Valentine weekend coming up, I have compiled some of the most romantic places around Southeast Asia that will without a doubt set the mood for love. From sunsets to breathtaking views, one does not need to shell out a lot of cash to put a little love in your soul. So… Continue reading 7 of Southeast Asia’s Most Affordable Romantic Getaways
Vietnam is a big country that will guarantee you more than just beautiful places and scrumptious meals. Together with its unique culture, Vietnam has all the legitimate bragging rights. But then again, sometimes, a girl just got enough days to spare. There’s a very obvious rivalry between the north and the south– who has the… Continue reading Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City? That is The Question
You know that distinct warm feeling you get after a good talk? That type of conversation it almost felt rejuvenating. Even if it didn’t necessarily include any substantial context for that matter, you could confidently call it a wonderful conversation? Let me tell you a short tale. It’s about a conversation with a sweet 80-year-old man whose name… Continue reading Lost In Translation