February 8, 2018

Video: Halong Bay In 4 Minutes

I’ve talked a fair bit about Halong Bay in some of my other posts from Vietnam. However, rather than reading about Halong Bay, why not see for yourselves? Covering the highlights of our three day cruise around Halong Bay to Cat Ba Island, I’ve created a fun little video to share with friends and family. Starting with our transfer from Hanoi, you’ll get to see some snippets of our time spent cruising through the bays. Highlights include kayaking through the beautiful waters surrounded by beautiful scenery. Hiking up Titop mountain for stunning 360 degree views. Visiting the Surprise cave, and […]
July 27, 2017

Our Halong Bay Cruise Itinerary

Hopefully you saw my post earlier this week discussing Halong Bay, what to expect, and ways of arranging your own cruise.  In this post, I will go into more detail of our itinerary and what exactly we got up to over our three days sailing through Halong Bay. Enjoy! If you missed that post, then click here to read more about Cruising Through Halong Bay! Our Vega Cruise Boat Most of the junks will look similar, some perhaps with  a better interior than others, but on a whole I was really pleased with out boat. Our small but comfy cabin […]
July 25, 2017

Cruising Through Halong Bay

Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and undoubtedly one of Vietnam’s top tourist attractions. With over 1500 limestone islets, some soaring as high as 100m, this makes for a wonderful break from the bustling city of Hanoi. The most popular way to explore Halong Bay is by joining one of the many cruises that depart daily. Prices usually include transfers to and from Hanoi, (however saying this, it’s always best to check!), and usually include your food too. Cruise boats, or junk boats as they are referred too, are former Chinese sailing ships that are used throughout Asia. Don’t […]