Travel in Vietnam

Vivid write-ups, detailed guides, and scenic photography from some of my most memorable travel experiences in Vietnam.

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My 10-Day Vietnam Motorbike Road Trip (Route + Itinerary)

My plan for Vietnam never involved a motorbike. It also didn’t involve riding that motorbike 1600 kilometers for 10 straight days with someone I had just met. Crashes, break downs, and wrecked itineraries – those weren’t part of the plan either. I wasn’t supposed to get caked in mud, freeze my ass off, or stare … Read more
A man sitting on a motorbike in the middle of a muddy dirt road with a wooden shack to his right and jungle in the background

27 Useful Tips for Motorbiking Vietnam the Right Way

Motorbiking the vast countrysides of Northern Vietnam was one of the most rewarding travel experiences I’ve ever had. Breathtaking vistas of layered rice terraces, wandering water buffalo, blissful and generous people, authentic local cuisine — it all felt too amazing to be real. I was living out an exhilarating and spontaneous dream, and each day … Read more

Hanoi in One Day: A 24-Hour Guide (Tips, Costs & Itinerary)

Hanoi is a swirl of sweet chaos. Motorbikes dart through the streets like schools of buzzing fish. Steam, smoke, and alluring aromas pour out of restaurants and onto the sidewalks. Art, music, and memories of war reverberate everywhere, and I felt it all the moment my boots hit the pavement. Traveling and exploring Hanoi, even … Read more