For the first time, I visited Southeast Asia: I spent three weeks in Vietnam, travelling through the whole country from South to North.
I spent my last day in Vietnam back in Hanoi. I made it a rather relaxing day by exploring some of the lakes in the city, which can be reasonably quiet. Continue reading Farewell to Hanoi
Hue is the former capital of the old Vietnamese monarchy. Therefore, visiting the Imperial City is basically a must. Continue reading Visiting the Vietnamese Emperor
Today, I continued on with my trip up North. I stopped several times along the way, for example at the Marble Mountains and at Hoi Van Pass. Continue reading Over the mountains of Central Vietnam
I am not quite sure whether I like Hoi An: It has without doubt a very pretty old town – but it is also sooo touristy. Continue reading City of (Lantern) Lights
I am on a three-weeks long trip through Vietnam, which I have started in Ho Chi Minh City (the former Saigon). Walking through the streets here, it is easy to forget that one is visiting one of the last communist countries of the world. Continue reading The communistic-capitalistic Saigon
In October 2016, it was time to explore a region of which I did not know much about before: China. I spent three weeks there, exploring some of the most well-known sights of this country.
Hongkong is a true cultural melting pot: With its skyscrapers, it resembles an American city, and the doubledecker busses remind me of London. At the same time, the Chinese-Asian influence is very well noticable – and in the hinterland there are some great hiking opportunities. Continue reading Hikeable Hong Kong