Highlands Coffee (Hanoi)

November 23rd, 2012. Hanoi Wonderful!             Before our last tourist activity we headed over to the Opera House to take a coffee break at Highlands Coffee which is on the front lawn.             The Opera House is gorgeous and it was such a joy drinking … Continue reading Highlands Coffee (Hanoi)

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Novotel Dinner Buffet – Ha Long Bay

November 22nd, 2011. Ha Long Bay, Night 2~         It's our final evening in Ha Long Bay and we wanted to do it up by hitting the dinner buffet ;D             There was a nice cheese and cracker/bread spread that I just couldn't pass up 🙂   … Continue reading Novotel Dinner Buffet – Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay Boat Tour – Lunch #2

November 22nd, 2011. Ha Long Bay Boat Tour         After all our island activities it was time to head back to the hotel...and what better way to enjoy the boat ride back than with a second lunch!                 Tofu, deep fried spring rolls, and some … Continue reading Ha Long Bay Boat Tour – Lunch #2

Ha Long Bay – Lunch on the Seas

November 22nd, 2011. Ha Long Bay Boat Tour     Our major adventure here is the popular Ha Long Bay Tour.  Despite the ominous clouds we were told it would not have an effect on the tour, so we promptly arrived at the dock and was presented with our very own tour boat!     … Continue reading Ha Long Bay – Lunch on the Seas

Novotel Hotel – Breakfast Buffet

November 22nd, 2011. Good Morning, Ha Long Bay~       The breakfast buffet spread at Novotel Hotel? Fantastic!!!       Cereal and Fruit Cocktails~!       Waffle bar~         Salad bar           A full Pho spread And best of all, a Congee bar!!!  So, so delicious~!! … Continue reading Novotel Hotel – Breakfast Buffet

The Real Pho Hoa! (Ho Chi Minh City)

November 21st, 2011. Saigon Day 2           For our final day in Ho Chi Minh City we got a tour of the city itself and some historical landmarks.   A morning full of sightseeing really had us all hungry! Our city guide took us into the city for the most popular … Continue reading The Real Pho Hoa! (Ho Chi Minh City)

Vietnam Boat Dinner (Ho Chi Minh City)

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~         After a full day of tourist activity we had one more left....dinner on a cruise boat!! It was decked out with lights, and there were pretty stewardesses greeting us at the front of the boat.  All aboard~!!               There was … Continue reading Vietnam Boat Dinner (Ho Chi Minh City)

Saigon Square – Vietnamese Iced Coffee

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~     Shopping at Saigon Square.....but I was more interested in what was going on outside. A little taste of the real Vietnam.   I ducked in to a corner cafe to have my first fix of real Vietnamese coffee. WOW!!!! The coffee itself is extremely strong, but with the … Continue reading Saigon Square – Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Coconut Candy Island – Elephant Ear Fish Lunch

November 20th, 2011. Hello Vietnam~~~    After a few activities on Unicorn Island, a canal boat ride and another boat ride we arrived at Coconut Candy Island and..........lunch!! Over looking the Mekong River, this little place specializes in the local delicacy...Fried Elephant Ear Fish! Caught straight from the murky waters of the Mekong. Well...when in … Continue reading Coconut Candy Island – Elephant Ear Fish Lunch