Backpacking in Saigon, Vietnam: Catea Misses Flight!

I don’t know whether or not “backpacking” is fit to describe the type of my recent trip to Saigon but I believe I was kiapped between being a backpacker and a flashpacker. For those who have not heard of flashpacking, it is a relatively new segment in the travel industry where it is similar to … Continue reading Backpacking in Saigon, Vietnam: Catea Misses Flight!

The Vietnam Trip: Beautiful Hill Tribes and Landscapes in Sapa Valley

This is a follow-up entry of The Vietnam Trip: Our Friendly Host in Sapa Valley. With this final entry, it will end the series of my stories on Cat’s and my 10-day escapade to central and northern Vietnam back in April 2013. First of all, I feel absolutely blessed to have met Huong (translated as … Continue reading The Vietnam Trip: Beautiful Hill Tribes and Landscapes in Sapa Valley