Today is the first day of the Lunar New Year, marking the start of Spring. Here wishing everyone a great year of the Dog. May the year ahead be a prosperous year filled with wealth, happiness and health.
Another year ended as we usher in the year of 2018. Here wishing everyone a fantastic year ahead. May all your wishes come true.
Merry Christmas everyone. Thank you for the wonderful support in 2017. Looking forward to another fantastic year in 2018.
Ending our memorable 2 Days 1 Night exploration of the UNESCO Heritage Site of Vietnam : Halong Bay, we returned to Hanoi Boutique Hotel for 1 night stopover before we head off for our next exciting adventure. The warm feeling as we step into the hotel to be warmly welcome back by the associate of the … More Beautiful Vietnam : 2 Days 1 Night Eco-Tour of Ninh Bihn
Christmas is my family and my favourite time of the year! And this year, this ‘Santarina’ decided to spend some time in the kitchen testing out some new cookies for Christmas. Recently discovered this wonderful recipe Chocolate Mint Kiss Cookies where I adapted the recipe a little and also replacing the Chocolate Mint Kisses with the Candy … More Christmas Baking : Chewy Chocolate Peppermint Cookiesi
Our exploration in Sapa ended with our overnight train back to Hanoi. Our train actually arrived in Hanoi at 430 am. Oh no… what are we going to do? To our surprised, we were met at the station by the friendly associate of Hanoi Boutique Hotel and added to the surprised, we arrived at the hotel only … More UNESCO Heritage Site of Vietnam : 2 Days 1 Night Cruise along Halong Bay
Crossing over the wooden bridge through the Muong Hoa Valley water stream, you will reach Ta Van Village, where two major minorities groups: the Giay and the Dao resides. Ta Van Village is a picturesque valley of Muong Hoa Valley where one has the advantage to stay in the cosy home-stay for a close-up experience of the life-style and culture of … More Beautiful Sapa : Ta Van Village
Day 2 in Sapa ended with a little disappointment when the weather was unpromising in Fransipan which was unfortunate for us. Never the less, we still had fun as we refuse to allow the weather to dampen our spirit.
After getting enough rest after our exciting adventure of Lao Cai Province, we started our Day 2 exploration in Sapa with Cat Cat Village. We were a little disappointed that the day started with a moody weather as it was drizzling and foggy. Our exploration started with trekking into Cat Cat Village which is located only … More Beautiful Sapa : Cat Cat Village
Our memorable day 1 exploration of Northern Vietnam ended with train ride to Lao Cai where we start our Day 2. We arrived into Lao Cai train station at 530 am. And we were met at the station by our friendly guide, whom is a local here in the area.