Rainy Day in Hôi An

Day 16- This morning we woke up early for yet another bus journey! Today we were embarking for about a three to four hour ride to Hôi An. The plan was to travel through Hai Van Pass, which apparently has some stunning views of the Vietnam coastline. Unfortunately, due to the high winds and pouring … Continue reading Rainy Day in Hôi An

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Spending the Day in Huê

Day 15- I don’t know if it’s because it’s halfway through the trip exactly, or because I ate something funky, or because I slept on a train the night before and a boat the night before that, but I wasn’t feeling super on the ball today. I wasn’t sick, but I guess run down is … Continue reading Spending the Day in Huê

Halong Bay and the Night Train to Huê

Day 14- This morning was the first morning of my life that I woke up on a BOAT...and not just any boat...a boat in Halong Bay!! I woke up at the crack of dawn to do Thai Chi on the top deck. It was so so magical!! Sunrise thai chi on the roof of a … Continue reading Halong Bay and the Night Train to Huê

Traveling to Hanoi

Day 11- Today was a pretty much just a travel day. We had a free morning to explore Vientiane in the morning. I took advantage of having some free time to finally sleep in and catch up on some much needed rest. Our flight to Hanoi, Vietnam was at about 1:00 in the afternoon. It … Continue reading Traveling to Hanoi

A Tour of Vientiane

Day 10- The skies had opened up when I woke up this morning. Probably the best time it could have rained though because we had a 4 hour bus journey to the capital city of Laos - Vientiane. Luckily by the time we arrived in the city, the skies had cleared. After dropping off our … Continue reading A Tour of Vientiane

Adventure Day in Vang Vieng

Day 9- Adventure day!!! We woke up in our homestay and had a super yummy homemade breakfast. After breakfast, we left the village and headed back into the city of Vang Vieng. There are a ton of really exciting outdoor activities around the town, so we spent all day tubing, kayaking, and swimming! In the … Continue reading Adventure Day in Vang Vieng

Homestay in Ban Na Douang Village

Day 8- Today was an amazing day!! We had a six hour drive through the stunning mountainous country side of Laos. Those with weak stomachs beware! The entire drive was full of sharp turns and switchbacks in order to make it through the mountains. It was so worth it though because we stopped at the … Continue reading Homestay in Ban Na Douang Village