The Temples of Phu Si Hill in Luang Prabang, Laos

One of the many wonderful things about Luang Prabang is its proximity to everything. A traveler doesn’t need to look far to find things to do in this beautiful little town.

Laos is Lovely

Laos is everything I dreamed it would be. I’m so incredibly excited to be here and wish that we had more time. A fantastic plane ride from Vietnam brought us over the rolling mountains. We arrived in Luang Prabang at twilight and spent some time wandering through the entrancing night bazaar. All four of us […]

Land of A Million Elephants

While enjoying a quiet dinner on the back streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter last night, it struck me that none of us have shared any of our expectations about our next destination, Laos. Imagine my surprise when everyone indicated that they weren’t really sure what to expect. That’s the mystery with Laos. The guidebooks seem […]

From Saigon to Nha Trang by Train

We left Saigon last night at 8:20 and traveled by train to Nha Trang.  Saigon was absolutely wonderful.  We totally enjoyed our time there, in part, to Moira, who put us up in style at The Majestic and The Renaissance.  Both of these five star hotels are located on the waterfront within walking distance of all the great […]