Day #1 in Hanoi

Hello guys, I am back from my trip! I can’t wait to share about my trip but first I need rest. I arrived back in Singapore at 2am on Monday and had to work at 9am. I still need more sleep to recover! :/ Anyway, here’s a little entry about my short day #1 in Hanoi. I hate Tiger Airways. Their prices change everyday, their seats suck, their air stewardesses suck, the additional charges on baggage check in are quite…

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Ahoy Hanoi!

Traveling DIY style requires a lot of decision making. Hell, it requires more research than a final year project! I guess life in general does requires a lot of decision making as well, but at home a lot of your daily decisions are already made. You have to wake up at a certain time, showering is pretty much required, you pretty much know what the weather is like so you can dress appropriately, you eat whatever is handy, have a…

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Sapa Research

Like what I did for my Halong Bay trip, I am sharing my Sapa tour research results with you all. Prices are as published on the site but you should email them to see if its still valid and if you book more tours with them they may also give you a better price. A) Hoang Nam Services and Trading Co., Ltd.http://www.goldenlandtours.com/trekking2.html– USD 90/pax (Sapa Summit Hotel, Ratraco Train) B) AN PHU HA NOI TRAVEL SERVICE TRADING COMPANY LIMITEDhttp://www.anphutour.com/anphu/?module=tours&action=view&tourid=75&catid=38 –…

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Halong Bay Research

Here were some of the many cruises we considered going with. Prices are as published on the site but you should email them to see if its still valid and if you book more tours with them they may also give you a better price. My budget I was looking for is USD80-USD100 for a 3D2N Halong Bay-Catba Island Cruise. The similarities across each of the below are as follows: – 1 night in Holiday View Resort (Catba Island)– 1…

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Recommended Itinerary for Hanoi!!!!!!!

Ahoy! Hanoi! I am coming! 01 March to 08 March 2009 – 8D7N It was initially a customised (by me) private group tour but after my dear friends (you know who you are!!) all put me aeroplane leaving me with less than ideal number of people travelling together, it is going to be a free & easy tour. Hanoi, Vietnam’s most interesting city, has a grand total of like 1 million and counting number of travel agents along with their…

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