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Connecting With Katie From The Creative Travel Guide

Rather recently Shawn and I were talking about where we wanted to go to next and what our travel itinerary should be like. We were rather amused to find that they way we traveled had [...]

  • Van Long Nature Reserve in Ninh Binh Vietnam

VAN LONG: Ninh Binh’s Beautiful Illusion

We have never been people to waste a day when we have a precious few of them. That’s why we combined our visit to the Bai Ding temple with an excursion to the Van Long [...]

  • Cat Ba National Park in Vietnam

Paying A Visit To Cat Ba National Park

Cat Ba island in Halong Bay (Vietnam) has a lot to offer as far as trekking is concerned. The treks range from easy to difficult. I find this particularly good for trekkers  because the paths [...]

  • Bai Dinh Temple in Ninh Binh Vietnam

BAI DINH TEMPLE: An Abode Of Peace!

Of all the places that I have visited in Vietnam I think I have neglected to write about Ninh Binh. So today I decided to take you on a trail to the famed Bai Dinh [...]

  • butterfly valley in halong bay vietnam

Butterfly Valley: How Many Butterflies Did You Say?

We had four nights to spend on Cat Ba island in Halong Bay Vietnam. Definitely more than enough time to explore the place and definitely enough time to unwind and relax! It was on one [...]

  • ways to beat the winter blues in St. Petersburg

5 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues In St. Petersburg

I guess I caught the winter blues the moment I stepped into St. Petersburg. Oddly enough I had witnessed temperatures that ranged below minus 5 degrees Celsius. In fact I got acclimatized to the cold [...]

  • Aurora Borealis in Murmansk Russia

In Search Of A Perfect Match

So our day… Let me rephrase… Our night under the Aurora Borealis captured a lot of attention. That being said I need to emphasis that moving around Murmansk in winter can be a tad bit [...]

  • Aurora Borealis in Murmansk Russia

Valentine’s Day Under The Aurora Borealis In Murmansk

Valentine’s Day seems to inspire couples across the world. I think I feel a bit old because Valentine’s day does not evoke the same blur of emotion that it once did. We don’t go out [...]


I don’t know how many of you have been to Vietnam but I do know that I was there a little over a month back. I’m not the most observant person and usually choose to [...]