Ha Long Bay From All Angles

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam was recently named one of the Seven Wonders of Nature and rightfully so in my opinion. I visited back in 2010 on an overnight junk boat tour. It was cool but nothing compared to my latest trip with Azamara Club Cruises. I saw Ha Long Bay from all angles. Sailing […]

Day Tour of Hoi An and Danang

When we pulled into Danang Port onboard the Azamara Club Cruises Azamara Journey, the weather was looking really ominous. It had been a rough night at sea and I was hoping the rain would hold off and the sun would come out. It took a little while but that ended up happening! That made for […]

Good Morning Vietnam!

Kiss me goodbye and write me while I’m gone… Goodbye my sweetheart, Hello Vietnam. -Johnny Wright, “Hello Vietnam” If you’ve seen Stanley Kubrick’s epic Vietnam War movie “Full Metal Jacket” then you’ve heard that song in the opening scene when the soldiers are all getting their heads shaved. I couldn’t get it out of my […]

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon (although most people still call it Saigon), is Vietnam’s largest city and one of the most exciting and hectic cities in Asia. Saigon is a maze of winding roads, crazy motorbike drivers and awful air pollution. However, it is home to Vietnam’s best nightlife, culture, history and is the […]