After 4 hours of coach ride, we were finally back in Hanoi. We stopped half way for a simple lunch with Vietnamese pho and were on our way to the hotel where we’d be staying for the remaining 2 nights. The Lotte Hotel is a high-rise comprising of hotels, restaurants, shopping complex and residences. Continue reading
To continue the last post on Paradise Cruise, this post is about the 2 island stops on day 1. There are many “routes” or itineraries for cruising in Halong Bay. Each of them are numbered. Continue reading
One of the highlights of this trip was the overnight cruise in Halong Bay. We set sail on this classy boat to explore the beautiful Halong Bay & had candlelight dinner in a cave.
Something happened in May this year that got me planning a solo trip in August. I had everything planned for a long trip in Turkey but things got a bit out of hand in Turkey. I wasn’t going to give up and didn’t want to just choose any place. I wanted to go to a place I’ve never been and looks nothing like where I’ve been. Then I chose Hanoi and Halong Bay. Continue reading
In the Neihu area of Taipei City, there’s a popular Japanese dessert place. The exterior and interior decor makes you feel as if you’ve just walked into a shop in Tokyo or Kyoto. Continue reading
Theme restaurants are usually pretty fun to try. The theme of this restaurant in Taipei is Korean BBQ in an indoor “camp”. Walking into the restaurant, you’d actually feel you’ve walked outdoor to…
Today must be our lucky day because we saw cheetah, leopards and lions all in the morning safari. After so many days without seeing cheetah and leopard, we were super excited to finally find them on the 6th day! Continue reading