Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Hanoi, Vietnam

Continuation from Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Halong Bay, Vietnam Chapter 1: Vietnam Episode 3: Hanoi, Vietnam When we arrived at 5.30am at Oriental Central Hotel, the door was locked. We sat outside of the hotel with our luggage, chasing mosquitoes away, until about an hour later when a staff reported to work and opened … Continue reading Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Hanoi, Vietnam

Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Halong Bay, Vietnam

Continuation from Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Sapa, Vietnam Chapter 1: Vietnam Episode 2: Halong Bay, Vietnam Halong Bay trip is not cheap. The mid-range price for a decent cruise was around USD400 for two nights. As a budget conscious and an adventurous person, I thought of spending three nights at Cat Ba island, … Continue reading Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Halong Bay, Vietnam

Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Sapa, Vietnam

Nicola's Journey Back to Italy “It is my dream to visit Kyoto – Japan, India, and Sapa - Vietnam,” Nicky said. For some reasons, Nicky has to pack his bags and return to Italy. He doesn't know when he can visit Asia again but for sure it won't be anytime soon. He wanted to make … Continue reading Nicola’s Journey Back to Italy – Sapa, Vietnam