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: , |4 Comments

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.

The Thang Long Imperial Citadel, Hanoi

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.

By |2019-05-07T09:13:57-05:00March 6, 2019|Categories: Asia, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Vietnam|Tags: |0 Comments