Cai Be Floating Market: How to Visit the Mekong Delta on Your Own

The Mekong Delta is a vast area covering over 15,000 square miles in Southern Vietnam. Often referred to as the “Rice Bowl of Vietnam”, the abundance of sun and water make for ideal farming conditions for rice and a variety of fruits and vegetables. A trip to the Mekong River Delta means sampling local products…

How We Became Models on a Vietnamese Cruise Ship

Nick and I moved to Vietnam earlier this year and immediately joined every Facebook expat group we could find in the hopes of making some new friends. As much as we’ve loved hanging out just the two of us 24 hours/day, 7 days/week for the past 3 years… it was time. So I was scrolling…

18 Best Things to Do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phu Quoc is an island in southern Vietnam (well, technically it’s off the coast of Cambodia) in the Gulf of Thailand where tourists and locals alike go to relax. Not only will you find luxurious resorts, white sand beaches, and friendly locals on Phu Quoc, but there are actually plenty of adventurous excursions to keep…

Vietnamese Herbs: A Guide to Eating Fresh Herbs in Vietnam

Whether we are dining on Bun Cha in Hanoi or slurping up a delicious bowl of Pho in Saigon, one of our favorite parts about Vietnamese cuisine is the abundance of fresh herbs. But if it’s your first time dining in Vietnam, the heaping pile of fresh greens alongside your meal can be more overwhelming…

Where to Stay in Hoi An, Vietnam: 8 Beautiful Boutique Hotels

If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, you’ll undoubtedly visit the most darling little city in the center of the country – Hoi An. It’s an incredibly popular tourist destination and for good reason! The pedestrian streets that run through the center of the Old Town are lined by old, yellow colonial-style buildings and…

Where to Stay in Hanoi, Vietnam: The 10 Best Hotels

Are you planning a trip to Hanoi, Vietnam and wondering where you should book your stay? The most popular area for tourists is the Old Quarter where you’ll be within walking distance of Ho Hoan Kiem Lake, the Opera House, the night market, and countless bars and restaurants. Check out the list of our 10…

The 9 Best Hotels in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam

If you’re planning a trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), and are wondering where you should stay, we’ve got you covered! We absolutely love this big, bustling city and have been lucky enough to stay in various hotels and neighborhoods during our many trips. But Saigon is quite large, with different numbered districts, so…