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 [...]

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 [...]

Chasing waterfalls and watching the circus in Siem Reap

Chasing waterfalls and watching the circus in Siem Reap

We had a wonderful final day in Cambodia, with a daytime tour to the holy mountain Phnom Kulen and an evening at the Phare Circus back in town. Both excursions came highly recommended and we were not disappointed. A day at Phnom Kulen Phnom Kulen, which literally translates to ‘Mountain of the Lychees’ (named for [...]