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Overland from Hong Kong to Hanoi… Xin chào Vietnam!

China and South East Asia are one of the best regions in the world to travel overland.

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Planes and prisons in Hanoi… 1

Our last full day in Hanoi was dedicated to ‘history’ – we paid a visit to Hoa Lo Prison – aka ‘Hanoi Hilton’ – just outside the Old Quarter. The prison was built by the French during their occupation of

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Mopeds, mopeds and a few more mopeds in Hanoi 1

The Vietnam leg of our trip started off on Wednesday 22nd September when we arrived in the capital city of Hanoi!. We arrived at around tea time after a long bus ride from Nanning in China and were both pretty

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Easy overland travel: Hong Kong to Hanoi… 2

Since we have just completed the China to Vietnam stretch of our trip without any major hitches we thought we’d better tell you how we did it, in case you want to follow suit!! Our plan for China – Vietnam

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Visas, Hot Pots & Dim Sum in Honky! 1

Well, we’re now up to our last night in Hong Kong before our 2-day trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, so time to recap on what we’ve been up to the last couple of days!! On Saturday (after lunch at Cafe de

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