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…

KRABI

Island Hopping in Krabi: the Classic 4 Island Tour

If you’re headed towards the Thai beaches, one thing you have got to take the time out to do is go island hopping in Krabi! It’s a whole day affair, and you will be exhausted by the end of it, but it’s…

Visit Wiang Kum Kam, a Lost City in Thailand

If you head up north to Chiang Mai, one of the coolest things to do is visit Wiang Kum Kam, a lost city. Founded in 1286 by Mengrai, it served as the capital city of the Lanna Empire for only a decade…