Posts Tagged: vietnam

Market on the water

As I mentioned in my previous post that I’m not a fan of HCMC, but I needed the 4 days there where I shed off my traveller’s identity, where there’s no sight to check off a list or must do activity.

Postcards 4U: Waterworld

Dear U, I was on a small motorboat in the Mekong Delta when I took this photo of a fisherman casting his net. It’s a very simple photo but I think it captures the essence of the life of the people living in those floating houses.

Chat with a Vietnamese restaurateur

  It was a hot day in Hoi An, Vietnam. A day so hot that I gladly postponed all sight-seeing and stayed in the air-conditioned room in the hostel. But hunger propelled me into the stifling heat. I went in search for food in an alleyway where I saw 2 restaurants one opposite the other.

This is… Hoi An old town

Hoi An’s is a charming little town with beautiful old buildings, quiet streets, busy markets and lively riversides. As a UNESCO World Heritage site it is one of the most popular stops in Vietnam. 

Dragon’s lair

Halong Bay, Vietname, the scorching sun is finally relenting and very slowly setting behind the impossibly preternatural Karst mountains few hundred metres from where the boat has anchored for the night.

Postcards 4U: Faded glory

Dear U, Hue’s glorious days as the capital of ancient dynasties had long passed. Today’s Hue is a mellow city renowned for its ancient Imperial Citadel as well as a good place to get some tailored clothes

This is… Hanoi old quarter

Hanoi is an enchanting city, and nowhere do you experience this enchantment more than the old quarter. Located a stone’s throw away from Hoan Kiem Lake, the old quarter is a living and working area.