• Top things to see and do in Hoi An, Vietnam
    Asia

    8 great must-do’s when in Hoi An…

    Hoi An was a place highly recommend by various different friends who had previously visited Vietnam. It wasn’t on our original route around Asia but after the third friend suggested it…. we couldn’t just ignore their advice! And boy, I’m glad we listened! This is Vietnam at it’s most charming. Arriving from Hanoi (take a look at my blog post here on the top 10 things to do and see in Hanoi), we had left the crazy scooters and diverse city behind and were welcomed to a more relaxed and most pretty town I was yet to experience in Asia. Firstly – it would be silly not to mention the lanterns – as…

  • Rooftop drinks at SkyBar, Top things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam with Girl Going Global
    Asia,  City

    Top 10 things to do and see in Hanoi, Vietnam…

    The capital city of Vietnam – Hanoi, is much more than what first meets the eye. On first impressions, Hanoi in three words; scooters, crazy, scooters. From the moment that we got into the taxi from the airport, we realised that motorway lanes do not exist in Hanoi, traffic right of way doesn’t exist… (or at least they have their own system that only the locals are privy to) and everyone owns a scooter.  Surely these situations are a nightmare waiting to happen?  However, I couldn’t help but notice that I didn’t witness any road accidents whatsoever throughout my whole stay in Hanoi, which is crazy considering at one point, about 25 scooters were charging towards the…