Last look at Vietnam in Ninh Binh

Last look at Vietnam in Ninh Binh

I thought that I had seen the most beautiful place in Vietnam when we visited Bai Tu Long Bay. That is, until I saw Ninh Binh. On our final full day in Vietnam, we went on a day trip to this province in the Red River Delta of North Vietnam. Ninh Binh is known as [...]

A day at cooking school in Hoi An

A day at cooking school in Hoi An

For our final day in Hoi An, we signed up for a cooking class with Coconut Fragrance, a home cooking school run by a young woman named Huynh and her chef husband Tuan. There are numerous options for cooking classes in town, but I was very happy with our selection and would wholeheartedly recommend it [...]

Discovering the Mekong Delta

Discovering the Mekong Delta

We capped off our time in Ho Chi Minh City on a day trip to the Mekong Delta. This is the region in southwestern Vietnam where the Mekong River empties into the sea via a network of distributaries. On our tour with Urban Adventures, we travelled to My Tho, a former naval base turned port [...]

Food adventures in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Food adventures in Siem Reap, Cambodia

After a short stop in Phnom Penh, we have now swiftly moved onto the Siem Reap portion of our Cambodia trip. Mr. Chuckles and I flew with Cambodia Angkor Air on an early morning 50 minute flight into Siem Reap, opting to save the time that would otherwise be spent sitting in a car or [...]