Halong Bay

The Island Where Monkeys Reign Supreme

2017-10-07T23:54:56+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Asia, Halong Bay, Vietnam|

Monkey island is situated in the Halong Bay (Vietnam) and is a popular tourist attraction. Almost all the tours that leave from Cat Ba island will list or encourage you to visit this island. Neither Shawn nor I were particularly interested in seeing any more monkeys after our episode in Indonesia. You can’t however change [...]

A HOSPITAL IN A CAVE

2017-10-07T23:54:56+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Asia, Destinations, Halong Bay, Vietnam|

When you look at caves and mountains, you think of bears and probably other wild animals that live in the forest. On Cat ba island in Halong bay (Vietnam) the first thing that sprouts to mind is a hospital. Strange as it may seem the hospital is actually built in one of the large limestone [...]

LITTLE CAT BA: A Refuge by the water

2017-10-07T23:54:56+00:00 December 24th, 2016|Asia, Destinations, Halong Bay, Vietnam|

Like always we booked our accommodation way in advance. With the Christmas season closing in on us we were worried that the home stays on Cat Ba island (Halong Bay, Vietnam) would be booked out. Shawn settled on a quaint home stay called the Little Cat Ba. We did run into a little trouble when [...]