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They left the farm to see the world: Stop #3 Vietnam

They left the farm to see the world: Stop #3 Vietnam

Barb and Ben Dietrich, recently retired, travelled through Southeast Asia for three months last year and sent emails “home” describing the journey.  North Vietnam We have loved Vietnam and we are now much more seasoned to the … Read entire article »

The Mekong Delta, where life revolves around the river

The Mekong Delta, where life revolves around the river

I have long wanted to visit the Mekong Delta, that vast triangular plain in South Vietnam where the mighty Mekong River branches into nine mouths—known as the Nine Dragons—as it makes its final push to … Read entire article »

Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s largest island

Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s largest island

If you’re looking for an island where much of the shoreline is untouched, that many say has the best beaches in Vietnam along with the best sunsets, then head to Phu Quoc. The island also … Read entire article »

Biking in Vietnam from the mountains to the coast

Biking in Vietnam from the mountains to the coast

Dalat is nestled in the mountains of Vietnam and Nha Trang is a coastal town. Stephanie Jack decided that biking down the mountain would be an interesting way to get from one town to the … Read entire article »

Canyoning in Vietnam

Canyoning in Vietnam

The sport of canyoning involves hiking, repelling, swimming and sliding down waterfalls through a canyon. Stephanie Jack went canyoning for the first time in Vietnam and found it exciting, but was a little scared for … Read entire article »

South Vietnam

South Vietnam

Vietnam still seems to be a divided country between north and south. Whenever I asked someone in the north if they had ever visited the south the answer was always “no” and in the south, when … Read entire article »

North Vietnam itinerary

North Vietnam itinerary

Vietnam is a great destination. I travelled the country from north to south about two years ago with one of my sisters.  It’s challenging to know the best time to go for when the weather … Read entire article »