The twelfth century ruins of My Son

When we were planning our time in Vietnam, we knew that we wanted to see a lot of the history, as well as a lot of the natural beauty of the country. And when we realised that My Son – an area of ancient temples from long ago – was near Hoi An, it was […]

Beaches, a Full Moon Lantern Festival & rice fields in Hoi An

Going to the full moon lantern festival in Hoi An was been something I have wanted to do for years. The moment finally came when we went to Vietnam and it was everything I had hoped it would be, and then some. Around forty-five minutes scooter ride from our home base Da Nang, Hoi An […]

The Castle in the Sky in Ba Na Hills

I have said it before and I will say it again…Vietnam is full of natural wonders and incredible displays of humanity’s presence. What I love so much about Vietnam is that it is the kind of place where the people are kind and the landscapes are beautiful. Finding places that encapsulate both ideals is not […]

Temples atop Marble Mountain

The Marble Mountains are technically a cluster of five limestone and marble mountains in Da Nang. However, there is only one mountain that is designed to be a tourist and local attraction, being a limestone and marble mound that houses temples and lookout points all over its peak. Marble Mountain is spectacular, and I highly […]