10 things to do in Vinh and Nghe An, Vietnam

Vinh is a the capital of Nghệ An province, about 300km south of Hanoi, and is the 7th largest city in Vietnam at about 500,000 people. It's known as the 'Gateway to the South' by the people on Northern Vietnam. The city is well connected to the rest of the country with plenty of road, … Continue reading 10 things to do in Vinh and Nghe An, Vietnam

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A day trip to Thay Pagoda

Working 6 days a week makes it a bit difficult to take trips anywhere in Vietnam that are more than a few hours drive. After looking at a map for attractions outside the city, I decided on Thay Pagoda. 1-1.5 hours outside of Hanoi by motorbike, I pulled into this sleepy town with limestone mountains shooting … Continue reading A day trip to Thay Pagoda