Posts Tagged ‘Vietnam’

Vietnam long weekender – Mekong Delta and Saigon

Vietnam long weekender – Mekong Delta and Saigon

Breakfast at 7:30am on the deck of the Mekong Eyes, the endless Mekong delta stretching in front and behind us, made for a very special start to the day. Muffins, toast, and omelette with fruit to finish. Wonderful. What a way to wake up.   All too soon, we had to pack and vacate our cabins. […]

Vietnam long weekender – Mekong Delta

Vietnam long weekender – Mekong Delta

A decent breakfast in the Sky Bar on the 8th floor overlooking Saigon river got the day off to a flying start. From here, we were picked up to join the Mekong Eyes tour – two days and one night on this lovely boat cruising the Mekong Delta. http://www.mekongeyes.com/en/home . It was a 2.5 hour […]

Vietnam long weekender – Saigon

Vietnam long weekender – Saigon

It’s good living in Singapore. It means you get out every weekend to the kind of exotic places many people dream of visiting just once in their lifetimes. I went to the airport straight from work. I needed to get out of here. Singapore to Saigon seemed a snip at $300. Getting out of the […]

China Day 3 – The Great Wall of China

China Day 3 – The Great Wall of China

The Jinshanling area of the Great Wall of China is not as visited as Mutianyu or Badaling – it being a 3 and a half hour trip to get there. What makes up for the journey is that, when you arrive, you’ve practically got the place to yourself. It’s the best part of the Wall […]

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