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A Dog Bites, a Travel Clinic Delivers

A dog bite in Hanoi led to numerous doctor appointments. But advance care and rabies vaccinations at our local travel clinic saved the day, as did having our annual travel insurance program in place.

By |2019-05-10T10:28:01-05:00May 3, 2019|Categories: Asia, Cambodia, Our Travel Life, Travel Tips, Vietnam|Tags: |20 Comments

Hanoi Revisited: Returning to Hanoi with a New Generation

Hanoi has changed since our first visit in 2012. Or is it that now, as multi-gen family travelers, we're seeing Hanoi in a new light? Here's where to stay, where to eat, and what to see in Hanoi, with (or without) grandchildren.

By |2019-05-05T10:15:43-05:00April 28, 2019|Categories: Asia, Eat Drink Stay, Vietnam|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Mekong River Cruise with AmaWaterways

A river cruise on Asia's Mekong River with AmaWaterways casts new light on Cambodia and Vietnam. Historic sites from centuries and just decades ago are best described by locals who've survived and thrived in the changing Mekong Delta region.

By |2019-05-04T12:43:18-05:00April 17, 2019|Categories: Asia, Cambodia, History Travel, Vietnam|Tags: |12 Comments

Siem Reap and Angkor Wat Travel Planning Tips

Given the popularity and complexity of the Angkor Wat site, it’s worthwhile to set up a guide and tour in advance. Here are some travel planning tips for your visit to Siem Reap and Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

A Ha Long Bay Cruise in Vietnam

Planning a family side trip to Ha Long Bay in Vietnam–with a toddler and an infant–seemed tricky until we booked a one-night Ha Long Bay cruise.

Food in Vietnam: Flavorful Restaurants, Markets, and Recipes

From south to north, our food experiences in Vietnam were enhanced by a local recommendations, cooking classes, and escorted visits to markets and masterful chefs. Discover dishes, find restaurant recommendations, and enjoy these recipes.

By |2019-03-04T20:38:10-05:00February 25, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Asia, Eat Drink Stay, Vietnam|Tags: , |2 Comments

Let New Orleans Work Its Magic on You

Let New Orleans work its magic on you. Our suggestions include where to stay, where to eat, and a round-up of New Orleans attractions. Tip #1: Take it easy.

By |2019-04-11T17:13:58-05:00February 14, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, North America, United States|Tags: , |11 Comments

Lafayette, Louisiana: Easy Road Trip near New Orleans

Lafayette, Louisiana, a couple hours drive northwest of New Orleans, serves as a great base for day trips to the region's small towns and rich Creole and Cajun cultures.