Central Vietnam Itinerary: 1 (One) Week

Spending a week in Central Vietnam is easier than you might think. While many people travel Vietnam from the North to the South, you can escape the comparative crowds and make your holiday in central Vietnam. With the historic Hue, out-of-this-world Phong Nha, modern Danang, and quintessential Hoi An, here’s how you can spend one

Top 5 reasons to visit Central Vietnam and not Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City

When people visit Vietnam, they usually do one of the three following things: a) Visit Hanoi b) Visit Ho Chi Minh City and c) Do a motorcycle ride across the entire country. Naturally, when I told people that I’ve been to Vietnam, they assumed that I had done one of the three. Well, actually, people who

How to Spend 2 Weeks in Vietnam (By Someone Who Lived Here Two Years)

Vietnam is an amazing country, from top to bottom and from side to side. It’s endlessly diverse landscapes, food and culture keep even the most distracted of minds occupied. The only downside, if you can call it that, is that there is perhaps too much to see in one trip.  We're going to share the

Luxury Guide to Hanoi

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if