Hanoi home cooking class- delicious!

We spent our last day in Vietnam at the Hanoi Home Cooking class, to learn more about the local cuisine in a hands-on way. We were greeted at our hotel and taken to the class by our host, Lily.   The…

Hoa Lo Prison, A.K.A., the “Hanoi Hilton”

We spent the last two days of our Vietnam trip in Hanoi. After checking into our hotel, (this was a seven-different-hotels-in-nine-nights kind of a trip), we set off on foot to find the notorious Hoa Lo Prison, otherwise known as…

HaLong Bay, Vietnam- breathtaking!

After a quick flight from DaNang to Hanoi, a driver picked us up for a three hour drive to HaLong Bay. I enjoyed the scenery on the drive, and tried not to pay attention to the crazy Vietnamese driving practices!  Upon arrival at…