Travel with Me–Explore Vietnam

Immerse yourself in a totally unfamiliar culture; a truly experiential vacation. A few highlights: In addition to visiting UNESCO sites of Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City, eat lunch with a local family, ride on the back of a “cyclo” through city streets, be taught the nuances of noodles by former street youth, see the indescribable beauty of the Vietnamese countryside–and so much more!

My Vietnam Experience Part 3

(If you haven’t read My Vietnam Experience Parts 1 and 2, please start there!) This post offers random snapshots of our brief time in Hai Phong, Vietnam … In the open-air eateries, these were the tables and chairs. At street vendors, they put these right out onto the sidewalks, causing you to have to walkContinue reading “My Vietnam Experience Part 3”

My Vietnam Experience Part 2

If you haven’t read My Vietnam Experience Parts 1 and 2, please start there!

My Vietnam Experience Part 1

Start here to hear about my incredible impressions of Vietnam!

Travel with Me–Explore Vietnam

Immerse yourself in a totally unfamiliar culture; a truly experiential vacation. A few highlights: In addition to visiting UNESCO sites of Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City, eat lunch with a local family, ride on the back of a “cyclo” through city streets, be taught the nuances of noodles by former street youth, see the indescribable beauty of the Vietnamese countryside–and so much more!

Travel News Roundup–April 9, 2021

Boeing 737 Max is grounded AGAIN; CDC says don’t go to Canada; Covid-19 Travel Advisory Tool; Cruise ships to Venice will be diverted to industrial port; where in Europe can Americans travel this summer?; Iceland opens borders; 2 new low-cost airlines are born; Qatar Airways operates first fully-vaccinated flight

Snowshoeing in Transylvania

If you love winter and traveling off the beaten path, then this trip is your dream come true! Highlights: Visiting Bran Castle, (Dracula’s home), a bear sanctuary, and a bat cave; the serene beauty of the Carpathian Mountains in winter; looking for wolf and bear tracks in the snow; small picturesque villages and the warm hospitality of the local people; walking through the Prapastiile Zarnestilor Canyon, formed during the Jurassic Period.

Travel News Roundup: Dec.11, 2020

First COVID-19 vaccines administered; a wild suggestion for the travel industry; Thailand allowing US citizens in now–but there’s a catch; self-driving robotaxis in China; postpone plans to travel to CA and Mexico!

Travel News Roundup: Dec 4, 2020

When will North American borders re-open; Airline requiring the COVID-19 vaccination; new service animal definition; hotel in-room fitness; how much cash to bring on a trip?

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