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First-Time Visitor Tips: Hanoi & Halong Bay

Blue skies, Halong Bay with traditional boat

Vietnam was the second country on our five-week Southeast Asia itinerary. We (Craig and I) had spent a luxurious four days in Singapore, sipping ‘Slings and swimming in rooftop pools, but the backpacker in me was yearning for something different, and Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, certainly provided that. However, don’t fear the unknown; here are first-timer […]