Where I’m At: June, 2018 – Luang Prabang edition

Greetings from Luang Prabang and another edition of Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to and general site news. Where I’ve Been Saigon The month began in home-base Saigon, where I have a solid work-life routine. I have a fair bit of travel coming up over the next few months […]

Notes on Quy Nhon – the pleasant provincial city by the sea

Quy Nhon is a coastal city in central Vietnam, roughly halfway between Nha Trang and Da Nang. It’s not big on the international travel radar, but it’s starting to get more attention. There is a burgeoning backpacker scene south of the city, as development in the aforementioned cities have pushed out budget travellers. For my […]

Flight Review: VietJet Air – Quy Nhon to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VJ 387 From: Quy Nhon (UIH) To: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) I flew with VietJet Air from Quy Nhon to Ho Chi Minh City. I compared flights with Skyscanner. The three main airlines of Vietnam fly here from Hanoi and HCMC, and I picked VietJet for the price and time of […]

Ngoc Anh Hotel review – a budget hotel near the beach in Quy Nhon – Vietnam

Hotel Name: Ngoc Anh Hotel Address: 11 Tran Van On, Quy Nhon, Vietnam I stayed at the Ngoc Anh Hotel in Quy Nhon (a coastal city in central Vietnam). I booked online and picked the hotel for its location and budget price. I wasn’t familiar with Quy Nhon but I figured that if it’s near […]

Flight Review: Vietnam Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Quy Nhon

Flight: Vietnam Airlines VN 1396 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Quy Nhon (UIH) I flew with Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Quy Nhon. I compared flights with Skyscanner and there are three airlines offering flights throughout the day. All the airlines were offering cheap flights, and my flight was 814,000 […]