Halong Bay: Kayaking to Monkey Island

"Booooooommmmm!" sounded the ship's horn as I turned around and saw a massive ship hurtling towards us. We, by contrast, were in a little kayak in Halong Bay and up until that point, neither I nor my paddling partner Anna, had realised we were in the path of a giant ship. That handily seemed to be speeding up... Continue Reading →

Halong Bay

Halong Bay is possibly the most iconic, most picturesque sight in Vietnam, and in person, it doesn't disappoint. The 1,500 km2 bay, dotted with some 2,000 oddly shaped limestone rocks, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and legend has it, it was created by a dragon's tail when the creature dove into the Gulf of... Continue Reading →

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