DA NANG

Marble Mountains in Danang, Vietnam

A cluster of five smaller mountains, each named for a different element, the Marble Mountains in Da Nang are a must-see. Here’s how to visit! One of the things my friend and I wanted to make sure we did while staying…

Salute Hotel and Villa in Hoi An

2018 Update — Looks like this property has closed down Located a little ways out of the main part of Hoi An Ancient Town, Salute Hotel and Villa is luxurious and the perfect place to escape to during your stay in…

Finding Peace at Reaching Out Tea House in Hoi An

If I’m being perfectly honest, Hoi An wasn’t as charming as I was expecting it to be. Yes, the mustard yellow walls and colorful sampans in Old Town are beautiful. However, they’re filled in with souvenir and tailor shops. The…

HO CHI MINH CITY

What to Expect on a Mekong Delta Day Trip

Since Ho Chi Minh City was my first time going somewhere completely solo, I decided to book a Mekong Delta day trip to transition myself into the travel mindset. Here’s what to expect if you visit yourself! I literally got…

Lily’s Hostel in Ho Chi Minh City

Tucked in an alleyway off the main backpacker road of Bui Vien, if you don’t know where to go, you might walk right past Lily’s Hostel. Because it’s a little way down the alley, you don’t suffer from the noise…