More than a year ago when I was packing for our trip, I decided to bring shorts and tank tops to wear in Southeast Asia. The region is known for its heat and humidity, so those outfits seemed like the obvious choice. But before we left, I was admittedly pretty ignorant to the habits of Read Post
We opted for the most inexpensive 3-day, 2-night Ha Long Bay cruise that we could negotiate. When the day came to leave, we were on pins and needles worrying whether we just made a terrible mistake. That morning, we left our hotel and headed to the travel agency we booked the cruise through so they could Read Post
Xin chào! Greetings from Vietnam, our final country on this 421-day journey. After eating our way through nearly all of Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos), we have been loving the cuisine here in Vietnam. A lot of meat that we can’t eat, but also loads of mouthwatering seafood and delicious veggies. Read Post
This is video of a tour we took of a silkworm factory in Đà Lạt, Vietnam. Below is a description of the stages in which silk is created and harvested from silkworms: “The production of cocoon for their filament is called sericulture. The species Bombyx mori is usually cultivated and is raised under controlled condition Read Post
Never had clothes tailor made for you? Not sure where to start? Here are several tips from Vietnamese tailor, Nga, owner of Ha Na Cloth Shop & Tailor in Hoi An, Vietnam on what you should know when clothes shopping.