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.
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.
My favorite travel and travel photography books.
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.
The temples at the complex of Khajuraho, India feature an extensive collection of erotic sculptures on their facades. The Kama Sutra on display for all. A UNESCO World Heritage site.
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.
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.
Photographing such an over-photographed site as the Taj Mahal takes research, preparation, time, imagination, and patience. And getting up early. And a bit of luck.
Even though the Thang Long Imperial Citadel of Hanoi has earned UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the actual site has little, if any, visible remnants of its former stature as the imperial capital of Vietnam. What is left is mostly the colonial administration buildings built by the French in the 19th Century.
There are eight Unesco World Heritage sites in Vietnam: five cultural, two natural, and one "mixed." Here is a list of them, with links to our stories about the ones we have visited.