Can’t stand the boiling hot weather in Huế City this summer but get bored with ocean scenes? Suối Voi (Elephant Spring) is definitely a better-than-imagined choice you’ve ever made. It’s where you’re tempted to plunge yourself into the cold water to shake off the heat and relaxing in the giggling sounds of the spring running […]
Vọng Cảnh Hill is known as one of the best places to view sunset in Huế City. AND I’ve discovered that it’s also an amazing spot to welcome the first rays of sunlight. Below are the photos of the serene mornings on Vọng Cảnh Hill.
Especially for Hằng, I always dreamt of crossing Đèo Hải Vân (Ocean & Cloud Pass), known as one of the most winding and hair-raising mountain passes in Việt Nam, on a motorbike. And this wish just came true last week when my good friend and coworker Hằng said with an exciting tone in her voice: […]
To catch a glorious sunrise on Tam Giang Lagoon, you are supposed to wake up at 3 am. Yes, that was what I did last Sunday. When I arrived at Asian Travel Mate Office on Lê Lợi Str. at 4am, many guests were already there waiting for the bus, ready for the sun-seeking trip. I […]
Thư and I met in front of Big C in a cloudy morning to cycle to Thanh Toàn Bridge. That was the second time we cycled there. (The first time was in summertime two years ago.) It was raining on the way there but somehow we loved riding in the rain. In the light rain, […]
One morning in rainy season, she woke up to feel something different – something peaceful, yellow, breezy and waltzing outside her window. She got baffled as what she saw, felt and breathed was something like fall season but she argued to herself that Huế had no such a luxury thing like FALL (there are only […]
Especially for sun-seekers, It was the first rainy afternoon of Huế’s wet season. Heavy and fast. When the rain died down in the sunset, it left behind the mist afloat on the Hương River and the clouds lost on the mountains upstream. My heart was filled with a mixture of joy and sorrow beholding the marriage […]
Vietnamese people, old and young, call him “Tây” (Westerner) or “Ông Tây” (Mr. Westerner). At first, he had felt funny when a kid sang merrily “Ah, Ông Tây! Ông Tây!” or when the elder people talked to each other and a “Tây” was heard in their conversations whenever he passed by. But after a while, […]