Top Things to Do in Hoi An – a travel guide

“Detour from Cambodia” was the topic of our search; a warm and culturally rich location for a short 4 days. Having been to Thailand, Indonesia, China, Cambodia, we searched Vietnam…and stumbled into a treasure of “ideal” destinations!

Vietnam is probably the most under rated of Asian destinations (IMHO), with a most diverse range of options to choose from! Relax on the beautiful beaches along its coastline (Hoi An, Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc and Con Dao), cruise  through the most stunning karst (limestone peaks) scenery at Halong Bay, stroll through the lush green stretches of rice paddies at Sapa, and colorful historic old quarters of old imperial cities (Hoi An, Hanoi) and the motorbike capital of the world, Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon).

Ok – so are you thinking what I’m thinking?! Uhhh this will require more than a month to explore!! 🙂 Fear not, remember our initial criteria my friends!

We picked Hoi An, a UNESCO world heritage site and a city that best captures the true essence of Vietnam (when faced with a compressed time frame!)

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Top Things To Do in Ubud

Ubud was the last destination before our long and arduous journey home (NYC)… We had reserved a mere three days for this city, and by the end of it, we were already planning a return trip to this beautiful place!

Bali is truly the land of the mystic, where sacred temples, lush rice paddies, incense scented villages all blend together in perfect harmony. This feels a little foreign at first, stepping into their mythical stories from a sanitized western world; but after a few days with the warmest people on earth, you develop a sense of the familiar…a place where you know you will be back.

To give you a glimpse of our adventures, we give you a short summary of our Top Experiences in Ubud

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